MS Excel displaying a value in a cell as Binary or HEX

I have DDE values which I read in to my spreadsheet from an external data server. I want to be able to view/display these values in Binary or HEX. Can MS Excel provide a cell format for this?
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Pierre HubautCommented:
To my knowledge there is no specific format that can be used to display numbers in Hexadecimal or Octal format.
However, you can have another cell filled with formula DEC2HEX(ref_to_your_original_cell) or for Octal DEC2OCT() to achieve this (a second parameter to both functions enables control of the number of Hexadecimal or Octal digits).
Post-edit: your question was for Hexadecimal and Binary not Octal but the answer remains similar, there is also a function DEC2BIN()
Regards, Pierre
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aphukAuthor Commented:
Thank You Pierre
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