BIN2OCT

Converts a binary number to octal.

Syntax

=BIN2OCT(Number, [Places])

Arguments

NameDescription
NumberThe binary number to convert.
PlacesOptional. 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.

Example

FunctionResultComment
=BIN2OCT(1100100)144converts binary 1100100 to octal
=BIN2OCT(1100100, 4)0144converts binary 1100100 to octal with 4 characters