dec2oct() Function

Converts a Decimal number to an Octal number as text.

Syntax

dec2oct( value, [place] )

value: (Text) Decimal value to convert, such as 123.

place: (Number) The number of places to return.

Returns

Text

Notes

Negative number values for value are handled using the 2's complement method.

The default value for place is however many places are necessary to represent the number.

Examples

You can experiment with this function in the test box below.

Test Input

dec2oct(16) returns 20

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