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OCT2DEC Function

The OCT2DEC function is one of the engineering functions. It is used to convert an octal number to a decimal number.

The OCT2DEC function syntax is:

OCT2DEC(number)

where number is an octal number entered manually or included into the cell you make reference to.

Note: if the argument is not recognised as an octal number, or contains more than 10 characters, the function will return the #NUM! error.

To apply the OCT2DEC function,

  1. select the cell where you wish to display the result,
  2. click the Insert Function Insert Function icon icon situated at the top toolbar,
    or right-click within a selected cell and select the Insert Function option from the menu,
    or click the Function icon icon situated at the formula bar,
  3. select the Engineering function group from the list,
  4. click the OCT2DEC function,
  5. enter the required argument,
  6. press the Enter button.

The result will be displayed in the selected cell.

OCT2DEC Function

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