HEX2BIN

Converts a hexadecimal number to binary.

Syntax

=HEX2BIN(Number, [Places])

Arguments

NameDescription
NumberThe hexadecimal number to convert.
PlacesOptional. The number of characters to use for returned value. If value has less characters then it is padded with leading zeros.

Return Value

The binary number or a #NUM! error if given number is not a valid hexadecimal number. The #VALUE! error is returned if specified places is nonnumeric or negative.

Example

FunctionResultComment
=HEX2BIN("F")1111converts hexadecimal F to binary
=HEX2BIN("F", 6)001111converts hexadecimal F to binary with 6 characters