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bug: add csv data UI: missing leading zero

Contributor II

use add data UI, add csv manually, even set data type as string, the leading zero will be missing

example csv


0012345, abc

after load data,

123,abc is stored in table



Esteemed Contributor III

Hey @lizo I don't think there is any bug we generally do not count Zeros in front of the number

It's not able to CSV I created a table in the databricks but it is happening the same.



Aviral Bhardwaj

Honored Contributor

Hi @lizou​ ,

Can you please check again in your .csv file if the value is appended with zeros and stored as a string only, as per the post I believe you are fine to store the number as a string, and I am not facing any issues.

I tried to replicate the same as mentioned below

Created a .csv file with numbers as text with zeros at the start and manually uploaded in UI of the data tab in databricks and read into df , working fine without any issues as shown below,

Please let me know if this answers your query


Happy Learning!!

Contributor II

there are no issues using in notebooks

the issue is specific to using Add Data User interface and adding a csv file manually.

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