Weekday Function

Returns a Variant (Integer) containing a whole number representing the day of the week.

Syntax

Weekday( date [, firstdayofweek ] )

The Weekday function syntax has these arguments:

Argument

Description

date

Required. Variant, numeric expression, string expression, or any combination of these that can represent a date. If date contains Null, Null is returned.

firstdayofweek

Optional. A constant that specifies the first day of the week. If not specified, vbSunday is assumed.


Settings

The firstdayofweek argument has these settings:

Constant

Value

Description

vbUseSystem

0

Use the 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


Return Values

The Weekday function can return any of these values:

Constant

Value

Description

vbSunday

1

Sunday

vbMonday

2

Monday

vbTuesday

3

Tuesday

vbWednesday

4

Wednesday

vbThursday

5

Thursday

vbFriday

6

Friday

vbSaturday

7

Saturday


Remarks

If the Calendar property setting is Gregorian, the returned integer represents the Gregorian day of the week for the date argument. If the calendar is Hijri, the returned integer represents the Hijri day of the week for the date argument. For Hijri dates, the argument number is any numeric expression that can represent a date and/or time from 1/1/100 (Gregorian Aug 2, 718) through 4/3/9666 (Gregorian Dec 31, 9999).

Example

Note   Examples that follow demonstrate the use of this function in a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) module. For more information about working with VBA, select Developer Reference in the drop-down list next to Search and enter one or more terms in the search box.

This example uses the Weekday function to obtain the day of the week from a specified date.

Dim MyDate, MyWeekDay
MyDate = #February 12, 1969# ' Assign a date.
MyWeekDay = Weekday(MyDate)
' MyWeekDay contains 4 because
' MyDate represents a Wednesday.

Applies To: Access 2007



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