OCT2BINΒΆ

Converts an octal number to binary.

Syntax

=OCT2BIN(Number, [Places])

Arguments

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.

Example

Function

Result

Comment

=OCT2BIN(3)

11

converts octal 3 to binary

=OCT2BIN(3, 4)

0011

converts octal 3 to binary with 4 characters