Excel HEX2OCT Function

What is HEX2OCT function in Excel?

The HEX2OCT function is one of the Engineering functions of Excel.

It converts a hexadecimal number to octal.

We can find this function in Engineering category of insert function Tab.

How to use HEX2OCT function in excel

  1. Click on an empty cell (like F5).

2. Click on the fx icon (or press shift+F3).

fx icon in excel

3. In the insert function tab you will see all functions.

insert function tab in excel

4. Select ENGINEERING category.

5. Select HEX2OCT function

6. Then select ok.

excel HEX2OCT function

7. In the function arguments Tab you will see HEX2OCT function.

8. Number section is the hexadecimal number you want to convert.

9. Places section is the number of characters to use.

10. You will see the results in the formula result section.

Examples of HEX2OCT function in Excel

HEX2OCT related functions

  • Use DECIMAL function to convert a text representation of a number in a given base into a decimal number.
  • Use OCT2HEX function to convert an octal number to hexadecimal.

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