Converts a decimal number to octal.


=DEC2OCT(Number, [Places])


Name Description
Number The decimal 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 decimal number. The #VALUE! error is returned if specified places is nonnumeric or negative.


Function Result Comment
=DEC2OCT(58) 72 converts decimal 58 to octal
=DEC2OCT(58, 4) 0072 converts decimal 58 to octal with 4 characters