Conversion.Oct Method (Object)

 
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Returns a string representing the octal value of a number.

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

public static string Oct(
	object Number
)

Parameters

Number
Type: System.Object

Required. Any valid numeric expression or String expression.

Return Value

Type: System.String

Returns a string representing the octal value of a number.

Exception Condition
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
Available since 1.1
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