Getting the weekday name
pete at mollysrevenge.com
Sat Nov 13 16:46:43 CST 2010
That sounds simpler! I've never used convert and dateitems - what
format would tdate have to be in?
On Nov 13, 2010, at 2:42 PM, Dick Kriesel wrote:
> 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
>> by taking the remainder of dividing the Julian days by 7 but when I
>> that, I consistently get a day number that is 2 less than it should
>> - 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 \
> end dayOfWeek
> -- Dick
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