 Default characteristics of the weeks
 Characteristics of the weeks according to the ISO 8601 standard
WeekNumber (Function) In french: NuméroDeSemaine
WeekNumber("20010818") // Returns 33 WeekNumber("20010210") // Returns 6
// Special cases for weeks 53 and 0 WeekNumber("20081223") // Returns 52: Tuesday December 23 2008 WeekNumber("20081229") // Returns 53: Monday December 29 2008 WeekNumber("20100101") // Returns 0: Friday January 1 2010 WeekNumber("20100104") // Returns 1: Monday January 4 2010
Versions 17 and later New in version 17 Syntax
<Result> = WeekNumber(<Date> [, <Format>])
<Result>: Integer Number of the week (between 0 and 53) corresponding to the specified date. <Date>: Character string (with quotes) or Date variable Date in YYYYMMDD format. <Format>: Optional Integer constant Format used to calculate the week number.   Versions 17 and lateriso8601 New in version 17iso8601 iso8601  The returned week number complies with the ISO 8601 standard.  <Format> parameter not specified  The returned week number corresponds to the default calculation mode. 
Remarks Default characteristics of the weeks A weeks starts on a Monday and ends on a Sunday. For the first days of the year:  If the first day of the year is a Friday, Saturday or Sunday, the week number will be 0. The week #1 will correspond to the first Monday of the year.
 If the first day of the year is a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, the week number will be 1.
 The days found between the Sunday of the 52nd week and January 1st are part of week 53.
You cannot calculate the week number for a date before October 14, 1582. Versions 17 and laterCharacteristics of the weeks according to the ISO 8601 standard A weeks starts on a Monday and ends on a Sunday. For the first days of the year:  The week #1 is the week that contains the first thursday of the year.
 The week #1 is the first week that contains most of its days (at least 4 days) in the year. It systematically contains the 4th of January. If systematically contains the first working day of the year, considering that the 1st of January, the Saturdays and the Sundays are nonworking days. It is the one whose Monday is nearest to the New Year's Day. It starts between the 29th of December and the 4th of January.
 The last week of the year (52 or 53) is the week that contains the last Thursday of the year. It is the last one to have most of its days (at least 4) in the year and it systematically contains the 28th of December. It is the one whose Sunday is nearest to the 31st of December. It ends between the 28th of December and the 3rd of January.
 There is no week zero (the week #1 of a year immediately follows the last week of the previous year).
 The last days of week #1 can eventually be included at the end of December of the previous year. Similarly, the firs days of the last week (52 or 53) of a year can be included at the beginning of the next year. A year always contains 52 or 53 weeks.
You cannot calculate the week number for a date before October 14, 1582. New in version 17Characteristics of the weeks according to the ISO 8601 standard A weeks starts on a Monday and ends on a Sunday. For the first days of the year:  The week #1 is the week that contains the first thursday of the year.
 The week #1 is the first week that contains most of its days (at least 4 days) in the year. It systematically contains the 4th of January. If systematically contains the first working day of the year, considering that the 1st of January, the Saturdays and the Sundays are nonworking days. It is the one whose Monday is nearest to the New Year's Day. It starts between the 29th of December and the 4th of January.
 The last week of the year (52 or 53) is the week that contains the last Thursday of the year. It is the last one to have most of its days (at least 4) in the year and it systematically contains the 28th of December. It is the one whose Sunday is nearest to the 31st of December. It ends between the 28th of December and the 3rd of January.
 There is no week zero (the week #1 of a year immediately follows the last week of the previous year).
 The last days of week #1 can eventually be included at the end of December of the previous year. Similarly, the firs days of the last week (52 or 53) of a year can be included at the beginning of the next year. A year always contains 52 or 53 weeks.
You cannot calculate the week number for a date before October 14, 1582. Characteristics of the weeks according to the ISO 8601 standard A weeks starts on a Monday and ends on a Sunday. For the first days of the year:  The week #1 is the week that contains the first thursday of the year.
 The week #1 is the first week that contains most of its days (at least 4 days) in the year. It systematically contains the 4th of January. If systematically contains the first working day of the year, considering that the 1st of January, the Saturdays and the Sundays are nonworking days. It is the one whose Monday is nearest to the New Year's Day. It starts between the 29th of December and the 4th of January.
 The last week of the year (52 or 53) is the week that contains the last Thursday of the year. It is the last one to have most of its days (at least 4) in the year and it systematically contains the 28th of December. It is the one whose Sunday is nearest to the 31st of December. It ends between the 28th of December and the 3rd of January.
 There is no week zero (the week #1 of a year immediately follows the last week of the previous year).
 The last days of week #1 can eventually be included at the end of December of the previous year. Similarly, the firs days of the last week (52 or 53) of a year can be included at the beginning of the next year. A year always contains 52 or 53 weeks.
You cannot calculate the week number for a date before October 14, 1582.
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