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    zero fill allowed on postgres integer field?

    Does anyone know if it's possible to store numbers like 00034565 in an integer field in postgres 8 ?

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    i can't see why not, that sure looks like a valid integer value to me

    although to display it the way you want, you may have to convert the integer value to a string, concatenate a bunch of character 0's to the left of the value, then use the RIGHT function to pull out the correct number of characters
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