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Convert data type in Excel

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I need to format the fields in Excel first before importing into SQL. the field in database is a string type.
In VBA, this is my code, what I am trying to do is to get rid of leading 0s if any. Then convert back to TEXT.

It works fine but I found a problem today. If the data has an ending character, then it removes the ending character.
For example: 123456B  ---> 123456
                       58796A   ---> 58796

What is the best way to just remove the leading 0s, and keep it as TEXT field. thanks


    With Range("B2:B" & Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row)
    .NumberFormat = "General"
    .Value = .Value
    End With

    With Range("B2:B" & Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row)
    .NumberFormat = "@"
    .Value = .Value
    End With   

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