Day of the week

What formula do I need to turn a date in one column to the day of the week in another

So what I'm after is 09/06/22 = Thursday and so on

I'm new to Smartsheets, but I can do this in excel. Please help I think I'm goning nutts

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @Jo Pearson

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Try something like this. (change the column name if needed)

    =
    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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  • Stefan
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    Hi @Jo Pearson,

    as André already posted an example of the usage where your dates can be found in a column named "date" and the WEEKDAY formula lives in another column to show the day of the week, maybe you could post a screenshot so we can see?

    Greetings

    Stefan

    PS: André also incorporated an IFERROR function in his example to cater for empty cells in the "date" column :-)

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