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How to import excel cell value preceding with '00'

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


        I am trying to import an excel file in SQL Server 2005 through "OPENROWSET" command.But the problem is in excel there is a column with cell values preceding with '0's.e.g. '000987','000008' etc..the excel file has rows more than a lakhs so manually edit each row is absurd. but while I'm trying to import the data its getting values without the preceding '0's....So please suggest me how do I import the data through SQL Server scripting...


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