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Conversion.Hex Method (UInt16)

Returns a string representing the hexadecimal value of a number.

This API is not CLS-compliant. The CLS-compliant alternative is Hex(Int16).

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)
public static string Hex(
	ushort Number


Type: System.UInt16
Required. Any valid numeric expression or String expression.

Return Value

Type: System.String
Returns a string representing the hexadecimal value of a number.

If Number is not already a whole number, it is rounded to the nearest whole number before being evaluated.

If Number is

Hex returns


Zero (0)

Any numeric value

Up to sixteen hexadecimal characters

You can represent hexadecimal numbers directly by preceding numbers in the proper range with &H. For example, &H10 represents decimal 16 in hexadecimal notation.

This example uses the Hex function to return the hexadecimal value of a number.

Dim TestHex As String
' Returns 5.
TestHex = Hex(5)
' Returns A.
TestHex = Hex(10)
' Returns 1CB.
TestHex = Hex(459)


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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