Show Leading Zeroes in Microsoft Excel
There are a number of ways to perform this.
If you already have data.
Choose the cells, column, or row. Go to FormatŕCells.
On the Numbering tab, choose Custom under Category, and in the Custom dialog
box, type the number of digits you want to use in your data, thusly:
The above example would be for 7-digit account numbers or check
numbers, etc. Zip codes can use the built-in Special format, so choose Special
instead of Custom.
If you don't have any data yet, you can simply format your range
If you just want to enter a few cells with leading zeroes,
there's no need to format the cells special—you can
just type an apostrophe before you enter the values.
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