DEC2OCT

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Converts a decimal number to octal.

Sample Usage

DEC2OCT(115)
DEC2OCT(C5)

Syntax

DEC2OCT(number, [places])

  • number - The decimal number to be converted.
  • places - [OPTIONAL] The number of places in the output.

Examples

DEC2BOCT(115) returns a value of 163.
DEC2OCT(115,5) returns a value of 00163.
DEC2OCT(C5) converts the decimal number contained in C5 to octal.

Notes

  • If number is negative, the value of places is ignored and DEC2OCT returns a 10-character octal number in which the most significant bit is the sign bit. The remaining 9 bits are magnitude bits. 
  • If number < -536,870,912 or if number > 536,870,911, DEC2OCT returns the #NUM! error value.
  • If number is non-numeric, DEC2OCT returns the #VALUE! error value.
  • If places is not an integer, it is truncated.
  • If places is non-numeric, DEC2OCT returns the #VALUE! error value.
  • If places is negative, DEC2OCT returns the #NUM! error value.
  • If the number of digits required is greater than the specified places, the #NUM! error is returned.