Hex to String

I am trying to convert a Hex string to a character string. The value is being converted to Hexidecimal by the Hex() function but I have been unable to find a similar function to convert it back from Hexidecimal to String. Could anyone shed any light?

The code used to "encode" it is:

 For Each sChar In Value
                sRet += Hex(Asc(sChar)).ToString


I have this string:


and I want to convert it back to the original string:

This is a test!


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Dim OutStr As String = Hex(Int32.Parse("546869732069732061207465737421"))
whoops i didnt read your question properly... duh
willcode4coffeeAuthor Commented:
No problem. I can find lots of examples of how to get it to hex, but none on how to get it back.

Dim before As String = "546869732069732061207465737421"
Dim ret As String = ""
Dim i As Int16 = 0

For i = 0 To before.Length - 1
     ret = ret + (ChrW(Integer.Parse(before.Substring(i, 2), System.Globalization.NumberStyles.HexNumber)))
     i = i + 1

"This is a Test!"

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