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    Unanswered: telephone numbers?

    how do i enter a phone number into an access table as i have tried it and it keeps on taking the 0 off the start of the number
    i have tried single and double aswell as interger none of this works

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    Lightbulb Re: telephone numbers?

    Originally posted by mitty
    how do i enter a phone number into an access table as i have tried it and it keeps on taking the 0 off the start of the number
    i have tried single and double aswell as interger none of this works
    Use string type instead.


    Tip
    As long as you don't make calculations with a field, then set it to String

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    ta m8 ill give it a go

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    Alternately, you can implement a character mask to add a zero if one isn't present.

    0-###-###-####

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