VBScript WeekDayName function



VBScript WeekDayName

VBScript WeekDayName() function will return the name of the Weekday for the specified day.

Syntax :

WeekdayName(weekday[,abbreviate[,firstdayofweek]]) 

Parameter Description :

Parameter Explanation
weekday a Required Parameter. The number of the weekday
toabbreviate An Optional Parameter. A Boolean value Boolean value that indicates if the month name is to be abbreviated. If left blank then the default value would be taken as False.
firstdayofweek An Optional Parameter. Specifies the first day of the week.

Below is list of the constants defined in VBScript for value of week days –

Code Constant Name Value
0 vbUseSystemDayOfWeek Use National Language Support (NLS) API setting
1 vbSunday Sunday
2 vbMonday Monday
3 vbTuesday Tuesday
4 vbWednesday Wednesday
5 vbThursday Thursday
6 vbFriday Friday
7 vbSaturday Saturday

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
<script language="vbscript" type="text/vbscript">

document.write("Line 1 : " & WeekdayName(6)) 
document.write("<br />")
document.write("Line 2 : " & WeekdayName(1,True))
document.write("<br />")
document.write("Line 3 : " & WeekdayName(4,False))
document.write("<br />")
document.write("Line 4 : " & WeekdayName(4,True,0))
document.write("<br />")
document.write("Line 5 : " & WeekdayName(2,False,1))
document.write("<br />")

</script>
</body>
</html>

Output :

After running above script in IE we will get following output –

Line 1 : Friday
Line 2 : Sun
Line 3 : Wednesday
Line 4 : Wed
Line 5 : Monday