# HEX2OCT function

HEX2OCT converts a hexadecimal number to an octal number.

## Syntax

HEX2OCT(`number`,
[`places`])

`Number` is a
hexadecimal number. The `number` can have a maximum
of 10 places. The most significant bit is the sign bit, the following
bits return the value. Negative numbers are entered as two's complement.

`Places` means
the number of places to be output.

## Example

`=HEX2OCT(64,4)` returns `0144`.