DOW( ) Function

Visual Studio .NET 2003

Returns a numeric day-of-the-week value from a Date or DateTime expression.

DOW(dExpression | tExpression [, nFirstDayOfWeek])

Return Values

Numeric

Parameters

dExpression
Specifies the Date expression from which DOW( ) returns the day number.
tExpression
Specifies the DateTime expression from which DOW( ) returns the day number.
nFirstDayOfWeek
Specifies the first day of the week. nFirstDayOfWeek may be one of the following values.
nFirstDayOfWeek Description
0 DOW( ) uses whatever day is currently selected in the Week Starts On list box, which appears on the Regional Tab in the Options dialog box.
1 Sunday. This is the default when nFirstDayOfWeek is omitted, and is the first day of the week used in earlier FoxPro versions.
2 Monday
3 Tuesday
4 Wednesday
5 Thursday
6 Friday
7 Saturday

Example

STORE DATE( ) TO gdDayNum
CLEAR
? DOW(gdDayNum)
? CDOW(gdDayNum)

See Also

CDOW( ) | DAY( ) | SET FDOW | SET FWEEK | SYS( ) Functions Overview | WEEK( )

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