# Converting a hexadecimal string to ASCII-characters.

I have long hexadecimal strings that I wish to convert to their corresponding ascii-characters. I know there are a series of functions for doing things like this - hex to number, number to string etc.
At the moment, however, I am stuck at entering the hexadecimal string. I connect it to "hexadecimal string to number". What I get out is the decimal value of the two last digits of the hexadecimal number. No other wires are connected to the function. This means data is lost. How do I get around this? Is this particular function at all suitable for what I am trying to do?

Hi Tzench,
"hexadecimal string" isn't very accurate and conversion questions have been discussed many times before...
See example on conversion of two different "hexadecimal" strings. There are other conversion methods, but those are most easiest to understand
Message Edited by GerdW on 12-08-2008 11:27 AM
Best regards,
GerdW
CLAD, using 2009SP1 + LV2011SP1 + LV2014SP1 on WinXP+Win7+cRIO
Kudos are welcome
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