$weekday

Determines the day-of-the-week number associated with a specified date value.

Syntax

$weekday(date)

Parameters

date

a date, 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.

Example

$weekday(19981225)

Evaluates to "7".

$weekday($date+7)

Evaluates to "7" when $Date is 19981225.

 

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