$dayname

Determines the day name associated with a specified date value.

Syntax

$dayname(date)

Parameters

date

a data, or an expression that evaluates to a date, in the form YYYYMMDD

Return Value

Character string.

Comments

This function extracts day information from standard date values. Date is often the system variable $Date.

The values returned by the $dayname function can be altered with the Language Customizer utility.

Example

$dayname (19991225)

Evaluates to "Saturday".

$dayname ($date+7)

Evaluates to "Saturday" when $Date is 19991225.

 

     Related Topics