Quickly remove leading zeros from text string in Excel
Kutools for Excel
Generally, we can apply Microsoft Excel’s Format Cells feature to format cells as numbers with all leading zeros hidden. However, the Format Cells feature cannot work with non-numeric strings exported from other sources to Excel. But, here with the Remove Leading Zeros of Kutools for Excel, you can quickly remove leading zeros from text strings in Excel.
Click Kutools >> Text >> Remove Leading Zeros. See screenshot:
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To remove leading zeros from text strings, you just need to do as follows:
1. Select the range you want to remove leading zeros from, and click Kutools > Text > Remove Leading Zeros. Then a dialog pops out to remind you how many cells have been removed the leading zeros. See screenshot:
2. Click OK to close it. Now the leading zeros have been removed from all selected text strings in bulk. See screenshot:
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