HEX2OCT

Converts a hexadecimal number to octal.

Syntax

=HEX2OCT(Number, [Places])

Arguments

Name

Description

Number

The hexadecimal 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 hexadecimal number. The #VALUE! error is returned if specified places is nonnumeric or negative.

Example

Function

Result

Comment

=HEX2OCT(“F”)

17

converts hexadecimal F to octal

=HEX2OCT(“F”, 4)

0017

converts hexadecimal F to octal with 4 characters