Issue 115799 - BASE(): support two's complement negative binary numbers (like DEC2BIN and HEX2BIN)
Summary: BASE(): support two's complement negative binary numbers (like DEC2BIN and HE...
Status: CONFIRMED
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Product: Calc
Classification: Application
Component: programming (show other issues)
Version: OOo 3.2.1
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial with 1 vote (vote)
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Reported: 2010-11-26 13:49 UTC by efa
Modified: 2013-01-29 21:44 UTC (History)
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Description efa 2010-11-26 13:49:54 UTC
BASE(): support two's complement negative binary numbers, like DEC2BIN and HEX2BIN

This is usefull to represent high value negative numbers. As DEC2BIN and HEX2BIN
are limited to 10 binary digit, so no solution to represent binary numbers less
than -512.
Comment 1 Andrea Pescetti 2010-12-05 17:26:50 UTC
For reference: see also the corresponding post in the OASIS mailing lists at
http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/office-comment/201011/msg00002.html
Comment 2 ooo 2010-12-06 12:51:23 UTC
For reference: tracked as http://tools.oasis-open.org/issues/browse/OFFICE-3557