Visual Basic Scripting Edition  

WeekdayName Function

Returns a string indicating the specified day of the week.

WeekdayName(weekday, abbreviate, firstdayofweek)


Required. The numeric designation for the day of the week. Numeric value of each day depends on setting of the firstdayofweek setting.
Optional. Boolean value that indicates if the weekday name is to be abbreviated. If omitted, the default is False, which means that the weekday name is not abbreviated.
Optional. Numeric value indicating the first day of the week. See Settings section for values.


The firstdayofweek argument can have the following values:

Constant Value Description
vbUseSystemDayOfWeek 0 Use National Language Support (NLS) API setting.
vbSunday 1 Sunday (default)
vbMonday 2 Monday
vbTuesday 3 Tuesday
vbWednesday 4 Wednesday
vbThursday 5 Thursday
vbFriday 6 Friday
vbSaturday 7 Saturday


The following example uses the WeekDayName function to return the specified day:

Dim MyDate
MyDate = WeekDayName(6, True)   ' MyDate contains Fri.


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See Also

MonthName Function