You want to convert a number between different bases (decimal, binary, hexadecimal, etc.).

Use the `parseInt( )`

function
with the
* radix* parameter (the

`radix`

is the number’s base) to
convert a string to a decimal representation. Use the
`Number.toString( )`

method with the
`radix`

No matter how you set a number value in ActionScript, the result is always retrieved as a decimal (base-10) number.

// Create aobject. myColor = new Color(this); // Set the RGB value as a hexadecimal. myColor.setRGB(0xF612AB); // This displays the value as decimal: 16126635 trace(myColor.getRGB( ));`Color`

However, if you want to output a value in a different base, you can
use
`Number`

.`toString(`

`radix`

`)`

to convert any number value to a string representing that number in
the specified base.

These two examples convert numeric literals to
`Number`

objects and output the string
representations in base-2 (binary) and base-16 (hexadecimal) format:

// Theis 2, so output as binary. trace(new Number(51).toString(2)); // Displays: "110011" // The`radix`

is 16, so output as hex. trace(new Number(25).toString(16)); // Displays: "19"`radix`

This example assigns a primitive number to a variable and calls the
`toString( )`

method to output the value in
hexadecimal:

myNum = 164; trace(myNum.toString(16)); // Displays: "A4"

Note that the results from these examples are ...

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