How can I return the weekday name from a date in VBA ?

Hi,

I'm trying to return the name of the day of the week from a date but I keep getting a compilation error on the "ddddd" part of the statement...

Dim lWeekday As Long
Dim strWeekdayText As Long

lWeekday = WorksheetFunction.Weekday(("teTrainingDate" & Idx))
strWeekdayText = WorksheetFunction.Text(lWeekday, “ddddd”)

Any ideas ?

Thanks
Toco
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Rgonzo1971Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi,

You cannot refer to a variable via a string like in your code

pls try (add cases for your different dates indexes if necessary)

Dim lWeekday As Long
Dim strWeekdayText As String 'Edited
Dim strDate As String

Select Case Idx
    Case 1
        strDate = teTrainingDate1
    Case 2
        strDate = teTrainingDate2
    Case 3
        strDate = teTrainingDate3
    Case 4
        strDate = teTrainingDate4
        
    ' And so on
End Select
strWeekdayText = Format(strDate, "dddd")

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Regards
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

the function Text in this case waits for a date
I do not see in your code that
"dddd" 4d only for the date in letters
You can use format as well

strWeekdayText = Format(yourDate, “dddd”)

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EDIT I do not understand you frist line of code

How do you want to find a weekday with a "teTrainingDate" & Idx, it's no date

Regards
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TocogroupAuthor Commented:
Hi,

I'm getting a Run-time error 13 Type mismatch

Does the date have to be in a particular date format ?

strWeekdayText = WorksheetFunction.Text("teTrainingDate" & Idx, "ddddd")

My date is being held as dd-mmm-yyyy
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

what is the value of
"teTrainingDate" & Idx
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TocogroupAuthor Commented:
Thanks for that
Toco
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