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How do you write a function in C++ to convert hexadecimal numbers to decimal numbers?
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jasonclarkeCommented:
Assuming the hexadecimal number is a string, then you can do it like this:

char buffer[] = "FF";
int value;
sscanf(buffer,"%x", &value);

if its not a string, then let us know what it is.
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jasonclarkeCommented:
or, as a function:

int HexToDecimal(const char* hexString)
{
    int value = 0;
    sscanf(hexString,"%x", &value);
    return value;
}

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luluaAuthor Commented:
The hexadecimal number is a combination of characters and numbers. so then how would you convert a number like this 0x0064FDF0 or 1239AS83
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jasonclarkeCommented:
Sorry for not responding before now, been away, but:

I presume the data type is a string.

(i.e. it is typed in from the keyboard or read from a file or something like that).  The method above should work in that case.
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