EXCEL - how to remove leading zeros

I have an EXCEL text formatted column with leading zeroes.  How can I easily remove them.  For example;

Column A            Column B (expected results)
01                            1
200                          200
03                             3
201                         201
02                              2
tmajor99Asked:
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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
If they are numbers and formatted as something like "00" then change the formatting to General

If they are text then select the numbers and the do a Text-to-column
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Missus Miss_SellaneusCommented:
=TEXT(VALUE(A1),"######")

Use however many #s you may need depending on how many digits may be in the numbers.
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AlanConsultantCommented:
Hi,

If the data is in A1:A5, then enter in B1:

=VALUE(A1)

and copy down

Format column B to whatever suits (general format might be fine).

Alan.
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Missus Miss_SellaneusCommented:
Hi,

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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Select the range and to the left of the first cell there will be an Exclamation mark error warning. Click on it and select Convert to Number from the available options.

Thanks
Rob H
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