format number in access

Posted on 2011-10-31
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
i have a column of months that i need to format to two digit numbers.


       convert          7            to               07
       convert        10            to               10   remains same

Question by:intsup
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    Bear in mind that the Format function yields a String -- it has to be a String to have a leading zero.  So you may have to change the field data type to Text.
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    If the column is a date field, set the format to MM. If it's a number field, set format to 00.


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