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Declaration:function ScanOctal (Instring: string; var Idx: integer): longint;

The function ScanOctal decodes a octal number from a string. The parameter Instring contains the octal number to be scanned, starting at the position defined by the parameter Idx. Valid characters are the digits 0...7, and leading blanks.

On return, ScanOctal contains the corresponding integer number, and the variable parameter Idx points to the first character after the scanned number. If the octal number constitutes the final part of the string, Idx points to 1+length(Instring ).

Last Update: 2012-Oct-20