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Conversion of Hex bytes to binary and vice versa

Posted by (, 9 November 2006
Hi all,

I have to convert a hex byte [eg: 0x2A] into its binary form [eg:00101010]. The input is always only one byte that is 8 bits.

I tried using pack() and unpack(). But i am unable to get desired results.

The desired output should look like the following:

0x0a => 00001010
0x23 => 00100011

Can anyone suggest me for the same?

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 9 November 2006
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