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Conversion.Oct Method (SByte)

Returns a string representing the octal value of a number.

This API is not CLS-compliant. The CLS-compliant alternative is Oct(Byte).

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static string Oct(
	sbyte Number
)

Parameters

Number
Type: System.SByte
Required. Any valid numeric expression or String expression.

Return Value

Type: System.String
Returns a string representing the octal value of a number.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

Number is not specified.

ArgumentException

Number is not a numeric type.

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

If Number is

Oct returns

Empty

Zero (0)

Any other number

Up to 22 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.

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


Dim TestOct As String
' Returns "4".
TestOct = Oct(4)
' Returns "10".
TestOct = Oct(8)
' Returns "713".
TestOct = Oct(459)


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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