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Need help with getting Weekday from data parameter in SSRS report headder

Posted on 2010-11-08
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I have a report that I am writing in SSRS.  In the report header, Iv'e got a textbox that I need to display "Wednesday 11/10/2010 yadda yadda yadda".  How do I get the "Wednesday"?

Currently I've got the textbox value set to:

= "For " & Parameters!ForDate.DayOfWeek & " " & Parameters!ForDate.Value & " yadda yadda yadda " 

but that just yields "For 0  11/8/2010 yadda yadda yadda"

How do I easily convert the numerical day value to text without a lot of syntax?

Thanks.
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 2000 total points
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Try:
= "For " & Parameters!ForDate.DayOfWeek.ToString() & " " & Parameters!ForDate.Value & " yadda yadda yadda " 

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by:okacs
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DOH!  <smack>






Thanks!
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NP. We've all had those moments  ;)
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