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Excel: how to remove leading characters of a string with a function?

I have a text column in Excel full of hexademical values like this: 0000000000000c10 00000000000036f0 00000000000274da 00000000000379e0 Which function can help me strip the leading 0's up until the ...
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Editing Savedata: Comparetive save is off by one offset

Not sure if this would be the best place to ask especially since I'm just exploring and doing some basic level hex editing, also I'm not sure where else I would ask, still in pre-school Hex class. ...
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How to convert a column of hex to dec in gawk, strtonum in gawk gives erroneous results

I am trying to script a database from a network stream. The network stream after being heavily sed'd drops a three column file that looks something like this called file.db ...
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EOF ASCII/HEX code in text files

As far as know in the end of all files, specially text files, there is a Hex code for EOF or NULL character. And when we want to write a program and read the contents of a text file, we send the read ...
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Get HEX code of char using only native Windows 7 tools

I have a text file with a weird character that isn't printable. I want to know its HEX code. How can I know it without installing software like HexView or programming?
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What is the hexadecimal system?

What is the hexadecimal system and why is it used so much in computing? I know that computers use 0s and 1s to store data, so how come we use hexadecimal?
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How to transmit single Hex value serial data in Putty using alt code?

I am trying to sent a specific hex value across a serial COM port using Putty. Specifically, I want to send the hex codes 9C, B6, FC, and 8B. I have looked up the alt codes for these and they are ...
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Why do I get HEX2BIN() error for long (but valid) strings?

In Excel 2010, the formula =hex2bin("111",10) gives the right answer of 0100010001. According to the function help, the arguments should be at most 40 bits (10 hex digits). However, the following ...
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How do I sort and merge data (in Excel) with hexadecimal codes?

I take attendance in large, lecture classes. Each student inputs a vote on a multiple-choice question with a "clicker" (a hand-held, remote control device), and each clicker has a 6-digit, ...
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Number of lines in a video file

Okay guys copying and pasting video file with hex editor or with notepad++ hex editor plugin works totally fine.Now,i want to find the number of lines in a video file- first)I opened the video file ...
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Convert data acceleration from HEX to decimal [duplicate]

I have an accelerometer which generated hex file with a time stamp, it has acceleration data from three axes. The data looks like this: 14:50:20.046:01 F7 C1 14:50:20.062:FA 81 C6 I need to convert ...
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Why do we use hex so much, when there are enough letters to use base 32 instead? [closed]

You can have 0-255 in hex, stored in 2 characters, so it kind of compresses the data, and is used for all sorts of things including colour, IP and MAC addresses. My question is why did they stop at ...
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How to view a NTFS filename in HEX view

Basically an ill behaved software in my Windows PC is spoiling filenames with illegal characters. To help the developer to debug this issue, I am looking for a solution to dump the offending filename ...
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Search, copy, paste, edit string in hex?

I'm using Windows 7 64-bit. I've got around 10,000 or so files that I want to edit. The trouble is that's just far too much to do by hand. I'll explain what I need to do below. In these files, there ...
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Can you pull every bit of data & instruction out of an executable file via a hex editor?

Someone told me that viewing a binary file of a program, or similar, in a hex editor exposes the entire sum of data/instructions a program has. For example, like in game hackers/modders of old retro ...
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How do I find the Hex Values that I need to use for the thread below?

In this thread How to hide drive for specific users in Windows 7? it talks about how you can hide drive letters for specific users. I am trying to follow Nathan Hinkle's answer but I am at a wall ...
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Hex to base64 on *nix [duplicate]

Note: I have marked this question as a duplicate of another question. But I am keeping it nonetheless as it has an example and a clearly explained answer, so hopefully it should help others. ...
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How to convert hex to binary?

I would like to get some help with my assignment. I have to convert hex to binary by using hlookup or conditional formatting in Excel. How should I approach this?
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A calculator that shows both hex and decimal at the same time

I'm looking for a Windows calculator that has a dual dec/hex display. That is, assuming I'm adding in Hex mode, I want to have another line showing me the decimal value of my current Hex calculation. ...
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show hexadecimal/ASCII codes on NP++6.3

Ia there a way to show the hexadecimal/ASCII for all text showing in the editor? I use XP and NP++6.3 Thanks Masoud
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How do I input color values into the Adobe color picker in hexadecimal?

I have some C# code (though it could be any language) and I am trying to copy the colors used therein into an Illustrator design. Here's the code: private static readonly Dictionary<string, ...
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HEXtoDEC with Text ouput issue

I am using Excel 2010 and performing a hextodec conversion with text appended to end. If I have a HEX value of 00B60000 that is located in cell D3 and apply the formula ...
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Program used to find the HexCode of a given color

I was wondering if there is a program that could take a color that you have, and return the hex code for it. I have been trying to match the color against samples online but still haven't found the ...
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Convert hex dump of file to binary(program) file on Windows?

I have a hex file that I am attempting to convert to binary. I have performed this on Linux before using the command: xxd -r -p mykey.hex > mykey.bin But I cannot figure out how to do this same ...
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How to format a Microsoft Excel 2007 cell in hexadecimal?

I would like a format a cell in Microsoft Excel 2007 in hexadecimal but am not finding how to do this. Is there a built-in way to change the base from 10 to 16 for a cell?
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How to input 64-bit hex values in octave

I'm trying to use Octave as a programmer's calculator. I want to input a 64-bit pointer, but when I do apparently the 64-bit value gets silently truncated to 32-bit: octave:44> ...
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How can I convert a hex number to a decimal number in Excel?

I have a cell containing this value: 0x00006cd2c0306953 and I want to convert it to a number. I tried: =HEX2DEC(C8) where C8 is the cell containing my hex value. I get a #NUM error. What am I ...
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How to get colour variations [closed]

I've got a colour scheme based on this link http://colorschemedesigner.com/#0141EmAMqnBmd I need a total of 6 colours divided into 2 groups based on just two of the outlined colours below. Apologies ...
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How do twelve-character color codes work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 48-bit colours? I'm using the Xfce 4.10 desktop environment on Ubuntu 12.04. While trying to get things the way I want I came across #aaaaaaaaaaaa and #666666666666 in ...
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What's the first column of numbers in a HEX dump of a certain file?

For example, 00000200 6E 74 3D 22 49 45 3D 65 64 67 65 22 20 2F 3E 0D nt="IE=edge" />. 00000210 0A 20 20 20 20 3C 6D 65 74 61 20 6E 61 6D 65 3D . <meta name=
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Why using hexadecimal in computer is better than using octal?

What are benefits that hexadecimal provides? And is it really octal is less common than hexadecimal?
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How do you read a HEX partition table?

I'd like to know how to read a partition table to find out useful information such has how many partitions are on the drive, the size of the partitions and things like its starting and ending LBA ...
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how can I convert HEX numbers into Text in Excel 2007

I have one column (A) with decimal numbers A second column currently has this function: =DEC2HEX(A1) The second column currently shows the hex equivalent of the decimal number e.g. 14=E I wish the ...
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What are these hex codes and how can they be decoded/encoded?

I have some interest if finding out a bit more about an exploit that was published that creates a root user in a linux machine; however, before I run the code, I want to make sure I understand all of ...
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Converting a series of bytes from hexadecimal numbers into decimal numbers

Is there an app/script out there that can convert a series of bytes from hex to dec (if not, is there an easy way to achieve this in the command prompt in a few lines)? 03 01 9d f0 b4 05 01 67 40 20 ...
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How to pad a file with “FF” using dd?

How to pad a file with 0xFF using dd? This command will pad the output file with zeroes until the file size reaches 100 KB: dd if=inputFile.bin ibs=1k count=100 of=paddedFile.bin conv=sync ...
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I have a binary or hex file cached in firefox. How can I make it a working file?

I can't download the file anymore, but it's still sitting in my firefox cache. Using about:cache, I can see the file as an xhtml page showing the encoding, filetype, etc... and then three columns of ...
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definitive list of colors by shade with hex values

I am looking for documentation on color. I need to know the hex values for a list of common named colors, and what hue they belong to. I would also like to know what the cutoff points are (in hex) ...
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Tool to convert a file of HEX to ASCII character set?

Question: Is there a known tool to convert a file consisting of 2 byte Hex into ascii? Note: - Maintain file offset listing in bytes Example: File contents: 00000000 0054 0065 0073 0074 0020 ...
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Is this Excel behaviour with a large hex number expected?

Sorry for the vague question title, but I'm not sure how best to couch this. When I paste the following number into an Excel cell: 5000097208326954 it shows up as 5E+15 That's fine. I get that. ...