field formating

JAYLO

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I have a field in a table that is an 11 character number.
The trouble is I am dropping leading zero's. Is there a way to handle this?
Ex: 0005679790 shows as 5679790 which is not acceptable.
 

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Why does 9 mean SUM in SUBTOTAL?
It is because Sum is the 9th alphabetically in Average, Count, CountA, Max, Min, Product, StDev.S, StDev.P, Sum, VAR.S, VAR.P.
If you have the field formatted as Text instead of a Numeric option, the leading zeroes will not be dropped.
 
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