Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Stop Excel from Erasing Leading Zeros | Quick and Easy Solutions

Dive into today’s Excel mastery lesson where we're solving a common but perplexing problem: losing leading zeros in your data. Perfect for beginners and seasoned users alike, this video will guide you through the steps to ensure your leading zeros stay put, whether you're working on financial reports, contact lists, or inventory sheets. When you're doing a copy / paste of part numbers or department numbers, sometimes there are leading zeros in front ( to the left). Excel will often turn those "text" numbers into value numbers. You can stop this default before with some settings or tweaks.

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