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This is not in the load. It is in the dimension on a straight table. I have edited the field text(field). It displays correctly on the document, but when I click the XL icon the leading zero is dropped.
You probably used the formatting in the "Numbers" tab in your object, I guess. My proposal is to import your data as text in your load script, TEXT(YourFigures) AS Field1. Maybe, the problem can be solved when you just go to Settings / Document Properties / Numbers and choose number format "Mixed" and "Survive Reload" in the settings for your field.
Does this work?
Thank you, I have checked and those settings already exist. It seems to have resolved itself. Thnak you for your assistance. Previously under dimension it was =Ttext(field) and now it is =text(field). not sure if this is an issue.
Thank you again for your assistance
I'm back with the same question. I have tried all mentioned solutions ans none seem to work on a large dataset. I am exporting 400000 rows to excel and the leading zeros are getting dropped. if I limit the dataset, the 0's are present. I am at a loss of whta the issue may be. In my load from the qvd file the load is Load text(dialling code from file .qvd()qvd. I also adfd acalculated dimesion text(dialling code).
Any help would be appreciated.
The problem seems like QlikView trying to save memory (hence the issue only with bigger dataset) in a field that all it's records are numeric if the leading zeros are dropped.
I would try to load the field with text(field) (which has worked fine for me on a couple of ocasions) and check the tag assigned (Settings -> Document Properties -> Tables -> Fields). If it still is $numeric $integer edit it to $ascii, $text. If that doesn't work i would concatenate with an inline load with a space or something that would force QlikView to load the field in text mode.