Converts a binary number to octal.


=BIN2OCT(Number, [Places])


Name Description
Number The binary number to convert.
Places Optional. The number of characters to use for returned value. If value has less characters then it is padded with leading zeros.

Return Value

The octal number or a #NUM! error if given number is not a valid binary number. The #VALUE! error is returned if specified places is nonnumeric or negative.


Function Result Comment
=BIN2OCT(1100100) 144 converts binary 1100100 to octal
=BIN2OCT(1100100, 4) 0144 converts binary 1100100 to octal with 4 characters