How to get around using the 'WeekDayName' function in VB 5.0?

I'm currently using VB 5.0 and need to extract the weekdayname from a Now() using 'Format'. I need just the name of the weekday, e.g. Wednesday, Thursday. And then how to display a older weekday name something like:


'Pseudo code below
TodayIS = Now()
NameOfDay = Format(TodayIS, weekdayname) - 2  ' Would give you Saturday since today 04/05/2004 is Monday

Any Ideas??
Rich
LVL 2
Richard KreidlSoftware DeveloperAsked:
Who is Participating?
 
TimCotteeConnect With a Mentor Head of Software ServicesCommented:
Hi rkckjk,

Format(Now(),"dddd")

Should do it.

Likewise:

Format(DateAdd("d",-2,Now()),"dddd")

For two days ago.

Tim Cottee
Brainbench MVP for Visual Basic
http://www.brainbench.com
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.