WeekdayName

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WeekdayName number[, abbreviate[, firstdayofweek]])

Description

WeekdayName returns a string representing the day of week. The required argument, number, is an integer ranging from 1 to 7 that represents the number of the day of the week. The optional argument, abbreviate, is a boolean expression, if abbreviate is TRUE the value returned is the three-letter abbreviation of the weekday name, otherwise the full name is returned by default. The optional parameter firstdayofweek is Sunday, if not specified.

Example (Basic)

Rem WeekdayName Example
'WeekdayName returns string name of day

Dim Day1, Day2
Day1 = 1
Print WeekdayName(Day1)
Day2 = 2
Print WeekdayName(Day2, TRUE, vbMonday)

Example (JavaScript)

// WeekdayName Example
/* WeekdayName returns string name of day */

WeekdayName = function (dayIndex, short, start) {
  var days = ['Sunday','Monday','Tuesday','Wednesday','Thursday','Friday','Saturday'];
  if (start > 0) {
    dayIndex += (start-1);
    dayIndex = dayIndex%7;
  }
  if (short) {
    rtnValue = days[--dayIndex].substring(0,3);
  } else {
    rtnValue = days[--dayIndex];
  }
  return rtnValue;
}

var vbSunday=1,vbMonday=2,vbTuesday=3,vbWednesday=4,vbThursday=5,vbFriday=6, vbSaturday=7;
var Day1=1, Day2=2;
Day1 = 1;
NSB.Print(WeekdayName(Day1));
Day2 = 2;
NSB.Print(WeekdayName(Day2, true, vbMonday));

Output

Sunday
Tue

Related Items

Weekday