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CF_GetDayName ( SetDate ; LanguageCode ; SetLength )

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Hans Nagelgast, NA
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Get the name of day in a specified language

Sample Input:
CF_GetDayName ( 11-12-2015 ; NL ; 2 )
Sample Output:
Vr


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Description:

What it is?
• In some cases the system language is not what you want
• With this CF you can get the Day name in the selected language and in the required length
• Hope this Custom Function comes in handy. Hans Nagelgast, Oss The Netherlands
• http://www.briandunning.com/cf/1848

How does it work? (11-dec-2015)
• CF_GetDayName ( "11-12-2015" ; "NL" ; 2 ) = Vr
• CF_GetDayName ( "11-12-2015" ; "NL" ; 3 ) = Vri
• CF_GetDayName ( "11-12-2015" ; "EN" ; 2 ) = Fr
• CF_GetDayName ( "11-12-2015" ; "EN" ; 3 ) = Fri
• CF_GetDayName ( "11-12-2015" ; "DE" ; 2 ) = Fr
• CF_GetDayName ( "11-12-2015" ; "DE" ; 3 ) = Fre

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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There need double quote to call
CF_GetDayName ( "11-12-2015" ; "NL" ; 2 )

You can shorten the code using Choose() function.

Case ( $LanguageCode = "DE" ; Choose ( DayOfWeek ( $Date ) - 1 ;
...

unix, Japan
January 24, 2016 5:11pm

Thanks for your feedback

Hans Nagelgast, Oss
January 25, 2016 7:54am

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