weekday info?

How can I use sqlplus to get weekday info from
a date value? I tried sth like
select weekday(event_date) from events;
It doesnot work, saying "invalid column name"

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you have to use to_char function for that
select to_char(sysdate,'D') from dual;
This would give you day of the week.

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xz02Author Commented:
It worked. Do you know how to do
the same thing for infomix database?

Sorry i don't know informix.
I'm sure that there should be some date function like this.
Post a question in the Informix area.

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