Hex Function

Returns a string representing the hexadecimal value of a number.


The number argument is any valid expression.

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 other number

Up to eight 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.

The following example uses the Hex function to return the hexadecimal value of a number:

Dim MyHex
MyHex = Hex(5)   ' Returns 5.
MyHex = Hex(10)   ' Returns A.
MyHex = Hex(459)   ' Returns 1CB.