# Documentation/Calc Functions/CONVERT OOO

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## Function name:

CONVERT_OOO

## Category:

Mathematical

## Summary:

Converts a value from one unit of measurement to another unit of measurement. The conversion factors are given in a list in the configuration.

## Syntax:

CONVERT_OOO(**Value**; **"Text 1"**; **"Text 2"**)

## Returns:

Returns a non-negative real number which is the convert amount in required measurement for the given amount in initial measurement.

## Arguments:

**Value** is a non-negative real number which is the amount in initial unit of measurement.

**"Text 1"** is a string to mention the initial unit of measurement.

**"Text 2"** is a string to mention the final unit of measurement into which the amount is to be converted.

## Additional details:

At one time the list of conversion factors included the legacy European currencies and the Euro (see examples below). We suggest using the new function EUROCONVERT for converting these currencies.

## Examples:

Formula | Description | Returns |
---|---|---|

=CONVERT_OOO(100;"ATS";"EUR") | converts 100 Austrian Schillings into Euros | 7.26728341678597 |

=CONVERT_OOO(100;"EUR";"DEM") | converts 100 Euros into German Marks | 195.583 |

## Related LibreOffice functions:

## ODF standard:

None

## Equivalent Excel functions:

None