Converts an octal number to binary.


=OCT2BIN(Number, [Places])


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


Function Result Comment
=OCT2BIN(3) 11 converts octal 3 to binary
=OCT2BIN(3, 4) 0011 converts octal 3 to binary with 4 characters