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


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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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @Eddie Abasta

    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!


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  • Eddie Abasta
    Eddie Abasta ✭✭
    Answer ✓

    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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