Oct Function

Returns a Variant (String) representing the octal value of a number.

Syntax

Oct( number )

The required numberargument is any valid numeric expression or string expression.

Remarks

If number is not already a whole number, it is rounded to the nearest whole number before being evaluated.

If number is

Oct returns

Null

Null

Empty

Zero (0)

Any other number

Up to 11 octal characters


You can represent octal numbers directly by preceding numbers in the proper range with &O. For example, &O10 is the octal notation for decimal 8.

Example

Note: Examples that follow demonstrate the use of this function in a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) module. For more information about working with VBA, select Developer Reference in the drop-down list next to Search and enter one or more terms in the search box.

This example uses the Oct function to return the octal value of a number.

Dim MyOct
MyOct = Oct(4) ' Returns 4.
MyOct = Oct(8) ' Returns 10.
MyOct = Oct(459) ' Returns 713.
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