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Concatenate function not showing leading zeros

Posted on 2014-12-31
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hi Folks
I have a file with a link ID. It is a concatenated field compiled of three fields. One of the fields has leading zeros and I need my LinkID field to show the leading zeros. e.g. In the account field I have 0010, what appears in my link ID field is 10. How can I get it to show 0010 in the Link ID. File attached.
Thanks as always :-)
LinkID-not-showing-full-number.xlsx
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Hi
Try this way as text format.
="SCP"&"|"&TEXT(B2,"0000")&"|"&C2
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Try

="SCP"&"|"&TEXT(B2,"0000")&"|"&C2
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Brilliant. Have given equal marks since they are the same but have given Best to Wilder 1626 because he/she got there first :-)
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I'm glad i was able to help.
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