how to write python for labels

Discussion created by srf131 on Jun 11, 2014
Latest reply on May 7, 2015 by curtvprice
I want to label something, but some of the labels have zeros for the first digit, such as 099.  I do not want the zero, but if the first digit is not a zero, I want it labeled, like 219.  I do not know how to write script, and wanted to know if someone could help me out.