Documentation/How Tos/Calc: OCT2DEC function

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OCT2DEC

Converts an octal number to decimal.

This function is only available if the Analysis AddIn is installed.

Syntax:

OCT2DEC(octalnumber)

returns a (decimal) number, given octalnumber, which may be text, or a number (taken to be octal although it is not).
octalnumber may have up to ten digit in twos complement representation; positive numbers are 0 to 3777777777 (representing 0 to 229-1 decimal) and negative numbers 7777777777 to 4000000000 (representing -1 to -229 decimal).

Example:

OCT2DEC("31")

returns 25 as a (decimal) number.

OCT2DEC(31)

returns 25 as a (decimal) number. The number 31 is read as octal.

OCT2DEC("7777777776")

returns -2 as a (decimal) number.



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