Add leading zeros to your number

If we try to enter a number like 00009 in our spreadsheet, once we enter it, it becomes just a 9. So annoying!
adding a 3 digit number
adding a 3 digit number

Don’t worry there is a workaround.
Select the whole column by right clicking the top header >> Format Cells > Custom
Under the field for type give as much zeros you need (the number of digits you need)
click Ok and you are done  😃
Now you see leading zeros before yournumber. Hurray!

3 digits added in excel

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