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Q:  

I have an excel file that I want to join to an Arcmap template. My file has a 'previous sample' column that has 1 and 0 values in it. Every time I try to do the join the 'previous sample' variable is not listing in my attributes table. What is going on?

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When you have values that start with a leading 0 they will be dropped as a default. To maintain those numbers you will need to define the cell as 'text'. You can do that through the format tab in excel.

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