# pyspark.sql.functions.unhex¶

pyspark.sql.functions.unhex(col)[source]

Inverse of hex. Interprets each pair of characters as a hexadecimal number and converts to the byte representation of number.

New in version 1.5.0.

Examples

>>> spark.createDataFrame([('414243',)], ['a']).select(unhex('a')).collect()
[Row(unhex(a)=bytearray(b'ABC'))]