Getting the weekday name
dick.kriesel at mail.com
Sat Nov 13 17:42:05 EST 2010
On 11/13/10 1:44 PM, "Peter Haworth" <pete at mollysrevenge.com> wrote:
> I'm using the datetimetoJulian function in Sarah's great datetime
> stack as part of a way to get the alpha weekday name. The words in
> Sarah's stack say that it's possible to get the day number of the week
> by taking the remainder of dividing the Julian days by 7 but when I do
> that, I consistently get a day number that is 2 less than it should be
> - that's assuming of course that day 1 would be Sunday.
> I can always just add 2 to the day number but wondering if anyone
> knows why this would happen?
> Pete Haworth
Hi, Pete. Might your task be easier using "dateItems" as this example does?
function dayOfWeek tDate
convert tDate to dateItems
return item last item of tDate of \
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