# formula to return what day of the week a date is?

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in Excel this would be the formula

=CHOOSE(WEEKDAY(A1),"Sun", "Mon", "Tue", "Wed", "Thu", "Fri", "Sat")

Does not work in SS?

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I hope you're well and safe!

Try something like this.

```=
IFERROR(IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 1, "Sunday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 2, "Monday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 3, "Tuesday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 4, "Wednesday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 5, "Thursday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 6, "Friday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 7, "Saturday"))))))), "")
```

Did that work/help?

I hope that helps!

Be safe and have a fantastic week!

Best,

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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Good morning Mr. Starå,

Thank you for your help. This is a very clever way of accomplishing this result. Very nice way to nest different formulas.

Thanks for your help, I pray you stay Safe and have an awesome week!

Eddie Abasta

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I hope you're well and safe!

Try something like this.

```=
IFERROR(IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 1, "Sunday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 2, "Monday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 3, "Tuesday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 4, "Wednesday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 5, "Thursday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 6, "Friday",
IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 7, "Saturday"))))))), "")
```

Did that work/help?

I hope that helps!

Be safe and have a fantastic week!

Best,

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

Did my post(s) help or answer your question or solve your problem? Please support the Community by marking it Insightful/Vote Up or/and as the accepted answer. It will make it easier for others to find a solution or help to answer!

SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

W: www.workbold.com | E:andree@workbold.com | P: +46 (0) - 72 - 510 99 35

Feel free to contact me for help with Smartsheet, integrations, general workflow advice, or anything else.

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Good morning Mr. Starå,

Thank you for your help. This is a very clever way of accomplishing this result. Very nice way to nest different formulas.

Thanks for your help, I pray you stay Safe and have an awesome week!

Eddie Abasta

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Excellent!

You're more than welcome & thanks for the kind words!

SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

W: www.workbold.com | E:andree@workbold.com | P: +46 (0) - 72 - 510 99 35

Feel free to contact me for help with Smartsheet, integrations, general workflow advice, or anything else.

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edited 03/28/24
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It might be easier to just show the day of the week using the format option...

Kathryn Williams

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