Keeping a number as a lenth=4 string

I have a string called CustomerID and I need it in the format 0003, 0014 etc...  this is what I have, but my problem is if I enter a number say 13 it gives me 00013 when I really want 0013.  It is the select case part of the function that the problem lays I think.

'Creates a new JobID
Public Function NewJobID() As String
    Dim JobID As String, Counter As Single
    JobID = LastJobID + 1
    LastJobID = LastJobID + 1
    Call UpdateLastIDs
    Select Case JobID
        Case 1 To 9
            NewJobID = "000" & JobID
        Case 10 To 99
            NewJobID = "00" & JobID
        Case 100 To 999
            NewJobID = "0" & JobID
        Case 1000 To 9999
            NewJobID = JobID
    End Select
End Function


Thanks, Jebus
dj__jebusAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

dj__jebusAuthor Commented:
lol, woops I said CustomerID    oh well, I have identical functions for both CustomerID and JobID, same thing...
0
NBrownohCommented:
Ret = Abs(4 - Len(CStr(YourNum)))
FormatNum = String(Ret, "0") & YourNum

FormatNum is the number correctly formatted for this, and YourNum should be replaced with the variable holding the number you want to format
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
NBrownohCommented:
BTW FormatNum is a string variable and Ret is an integer variable
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Visual Basic Classic

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.