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Changing columns with general format in Excel from "1" to "001"

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Column A on my report is displaying as "001" but appears to be "1".  I want to use this column for a vlookup so I want to change all the values so that they are three characters zero filled.

How can I do this?
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Are they integers? If so, use TEXT(A1,"000").

If they are not numeric, then you can use RIGHT("000" & A1,3).
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