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Tuesday's Tip #4 - Padded Zeros:
Padded zeros or leading zeros are the zeros at the beginning of a number. By default, when you enter this kind of number into Excel, the cell will adjust to “General” formatting and the leading zeros will be dropped. This function can create an annoyance when adding zeros in front of your numbers is needed to manipulate data, whether you’re using it to sort documents or create new numbering.