Hex Method (UInt16)
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Conversion.Hex Method (UInt16)


Returns a string representing the hexadecimal value of a number.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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.

Exception Condition

Number is not specified.


Number is not a numeric type.

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)

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Available since 2.0
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