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    This function converts a hexadecimal number to an octal number.

    Syntax

    HEX2OCT(number, places)

    Arguments

    This function has these arguments:

    Argument Description
    number Hexadecimal numeric value to convert, must be between FFE0000000 and 1FFFFFFF
    places [Optional] Number of characters to return; if not an integer, the number is truncated

    Remarks

    This functions returns an error when the number is not a valid hexadecimal number or if the value for places is non-numeric or negative. If places is omitted, the calculation uses the minimum number of characters necessary. This argument is useful for adding leading zeros to the result.

    Data Types

    Accepts numeric data. Returns numeric data.

    Examples

    HEX2OCT("2B")

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 2.0 or later.

    See Also

    HEX2BIN | HEX2DEC | BIN2OCT | DEC2OCT | Engineering Functions