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Number Formating

Number Formating

Number Formating

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We use serial number to track items we produce.  The sequence will often start with a 0.  For instance, a common number may be 01053.  However, Access removed the first 0 so the number looks like 1053.  How can I format the number not to remove the first zero?  thanks.

RE: Number Formating

in the format property of the field (for table data) or control (for forms & reports) put

00000

no quotes or anything else just the zeros

also check out "Format Property" in access help

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