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How to count strings with leading zeros in Excel?

For instance, here are some strings with a different number of leading zeros. Generally speaking, using COUNTIF function will count the strings without leading zeros, but here, I want to count the same data with leading zeros as below screenshot shown.
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Count strings with leading zeros


Count strings with leading zeros


To count a number of strings with leading zeros, you can use these formulas.

Select a cell next to the values, and the type this formula =SUMPRODUCT(--($A$2:$A$10=A2)), press Enter key, and drag fill handle down to fill the formulas.
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Tips:

(1) The formula =SUM(IF($A$2:$A$10=A2,1,0)) also can count strings with leading zeros, but need to press Shift + Ctrl + Enter keys.

(2) If you want to remove leading zeros from strings, you can apply the Remove Leading Zeros feature of Kutools for Excel. It’s full function without limitation in 60 days, please download and have a free trial now. See screenshots:
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