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Adding Leading Zeros to Phone Numbers

Question asked by DAM on Mar 6, 2009
Latest reply on Mar 6, 2009 by vcirilli


Adding Leading Zeros to Phone Numbers



Just imported a csv file to Filemaker Pro to populate a form and fields we finally managed to recover from Bento 1.

Sadly all the leading zeros have disappeared from the numbers.

They look like this:

298763542 instead of 0298763542


414188998 instead of 041488998 

How can I use Filemaker pro to put them back.

Please be basic in your explanation. Today is the first day I have Filemaker pro on my own.

I have used a calculation like ="IF((LEFT,2),0,A1) to tidy all the numbers in excel is there a way to do something similar in Filemaker Pro 10?

Is there an even better way? 

I hope so.