Surface a numeric dimension in Excel

We have a cube that has several dimensions that are integers.  However, when they get pulled into Excel in a pivot table, Excel treats them as text.  Instead of sorting 1, 2, 3... it sorts 1, 10, 100...  Is there a way to get the proper data type in the Excel pivot?  Then we could use the value filters to select a range of numbers.
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JLEmletAuthor Commented:
Thanks!  Will this approach allow me to use the value filters within the Pivot table?  For example, can I set a range of values, say, between 10 and 100 by using the filters? Or will I still have to click on each individual value?
Not sure because I do not have the possibility to connect to a cube for the moment
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But MS doesn't say the contrary
JLEmletAuthor Commented:
Thanks.  I'll give that a shot right now.
JLEmletAuthor Commented:
Thank you - this solved my issue.
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