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ASP.NET-Gridview - Export to excel- column format

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 13, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Hi All, I am exporting gridview data into excel sheet. I have a column  which is a code for which data is like 012,013 etc. But when this data is being exported , in the excel sheet I can see the data as 12,13,14. but actually it should be 012.... Is there any way to specify the format of such columns in my datatable so that they are in the same manner as in the database? Please provide some information on this.Thanks in advance.

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