troubleshooting Question

Add a leading zero to a field using an update query.

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Windows XP, Access 2003, Novice user

I have a table with a field that has GL information.  The GL account information can have a leading zero. So "0100" is a valid entry.

However the data was originally in Excel and Excel removed the leading zero whenever the data was exported into Excel from the IBM host system.  I imported the Excel data that was provided to me into Access. I do not have access to the host system so I can't repull the data.  What I currently have in the table of the database is "100".

However I need to add the leading zero back to the data in my tables.  How do I do this with maybe an update query?  The value I want is "0100".

The max length of the value can be 4 characters.

Thanks in advance
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