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I understand how to format a derived measure using the XMD. But here, my derived measure comes from multiple datasets. Here is my SAQL:

q = load "Dataset1";
q = group q by all;
q = foreach q generate unique('AccountNumber') as 'AccountNumber';

q1 = load "Dataset2";
q1 = group q1 by all;
q1 = foreach q1 generate sum('TargetAmount') as 'TargetAmount';

x = union q,q1;

f = group x by all;
f = foreach f generate sum(AccountNumber) as 'ActualSum', sum(TargetAmount) as 'TargetSum', round(sum(AccountNumber)-sum(TargetAmount)) as 'Variance', 
round((sum(Account Number)-sum(TargetAmount))/sum(TargetAmount)*100) as 'Variance%';

I'd like to format Variance as "$#,###.00". I know I can also add a number_to_string function to the SAQL, but then my measure becomes a string that I can no longer use it in my number widget.

So do I still try to do this in my XMD? If so, in which dataset (1 or 2) would I edit the XMD for this derived measure?

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