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syntax:functions:weekdayname

WeekdayName(date)

Category: Date and Time function


Description

This function returns the abbreviated name of the day date falls on.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
dateDate or Number (date serial)An expression representing a date to derive the weekday name from.

Return value type: Text (Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)


Remarks

The date argument can take any value or expression that evaluates to a date serial value. Examples include:

  • A date string: #2019-12-12
  • A date serial value: 43811 (the date serial for "2019-12-12")
  • A date value created using any of the Date/Time functions that returns a date serial value.


Examples

weekdayname(44448)  //Returns 'Thu' (44448 represents 2021-09-09)
weekdayname(#1910-05-01)  //Returns 'Sun'


See also

syntax/functions/weekdayname.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/09 16:12 by craigt