I need help padding a column with a leading 0

Hi Experts,
I need to create a query that will return a list of disctint Social Security Numbers from my Students table.  The problem I have is that some of the Social Security Numbers in my SSN column are only 8 characters long.  How can I add a leading 0 to socials that are only 8 characters long?

Thanks in advance,
mrotor
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netcmhCommented:
right('00000000' + SSNID, 8)
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
If you want to update the table use this
update yourTable
set ssn =RIGHT ( '000000000'+SSN, 9 )
WHERE len (SSN) < 9


or select  uery like this

select RIGHT ( '000000000'+SSN, 9 ) as ssn
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netcmhCommented:
my bad, it's 9 you're looking for.
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netcmhCommented:
Very unexpected that you would send some points my way. But, I appreciate it.

Thanks for the grade & good luck.
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