Power Query is ADDING in leading zeros when convert to text

sbawnh

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I have a column with both numbers 1-99 and a few alphanumerics like U08.

Import throws an error because "U" isn't a number.
However, all my numbers now have leading zeros, 3 is now 003.

Can I convert to text while maintaining the original numbers?
 
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Norie

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Where are you importing the data from?
 

sbawnh

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Nevermind!

How can I mark this thread as solved or delete it?
 
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sandy666

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import all as is whitout changing format
remove "U"
set column format to whole number

edit:
the best way is post a link to the shared excel file with representative example

edit2:
simply post word: Solved (and solution if any)
that's all
 
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