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Stored procedures
Returns the day of the week that corresponds to a given date.
Remark: This function is equivalent to DateToDay.
Versions 26 and later
Apple Watch This function is now available for Apple Watch applications.
New in version 26
Apple Watch This function is now available for Apple Watch applications.
Apple Watch This function is now available for Apple Watch applications.
Example
DateToDayOfWeek("20011225") // Returns 2
IF DateToDayOfWeek(Today()) > 5 THEN
Info("It's the weekend")
END
Syntax
<Result> = DateToDayOfWeek(<Date>)
<Result>: Integer
Number corresponding to the day of the week for the specified date:
1 - Monday
2 - Tuesday
3 - Wednesday
4 - Thursday
5 - Friday
6 - Saturday
7 - Sunday
<Date>: Character string, Date or DateTime variable
Date to use. This date can correspond to:
  • a character string in YYYYMMDD format (YYYY corresponds to the year, MM to the month and DD to the day).
  • a character string in YYYYMMDDHHmmSSCC format (YYYY corresponds to the year, MM to the month, DD to the day, HH to hours, mm to minutes, SS to seconds and CC to hundredths of a second (use CCC for thousandths of a second)). In this case, only the date is taken into account.
  • a Date variable.
  • a DateTime variable. In this case, only the date is taken into account.
Remarks
The date storage format allows you to store dates from 01/01/0001 to 12/31/9999.
The calculations performed on dates by the WLanguage functions or by the WLanguage properties are accurate from January 1st 1583.
Related Examples:
Management of dates Unit examples (WINDEV): Management of dates
[ + ] Using the Date type of WLanguage and the functions for handling dates.
Component : wd260std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 25
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