leading zeros when uploading a number from text file

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Subject: leading zeros when uploading a number from text file
Posted by:  mc01234
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006

I view and upload text files with a column of values that contain leading
zeros.  I want to retain the leading zeros when I use Excel to view or store
this data.  Any suggestions on how to turn off, Excel's elimination of the
leading zeros?

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