Calculating Day of the week - Cognos 10.2

Hello Experts,

I am a newbie to Cognos. I am using Cognos version 10.2.

I have a column named "Transaction_Date" in my data, using this i am trying to calculate "Day of the week"( i.e 1 is the first day of the week as indicated by the second parameter (1 to 7, 1 being Monday and 7 being Sunday).

I used the below mentioned syntax to get the results:

_day_of_week ([Time Metrics].[Transaction Date]],1)

But I am getting an error message as mentioned below:

Parsing error before or near position: 52 of: "_day_of_week ([Time Metrics].[Transaction Date]],1)"

I am clueless how to proceed further, since the syntax seems okay...

It would of great help if any one can help me to get the results.

Looking forward for the positive response!

Thanks,
Ganesh
Ganesh VijaykumarAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

you have 3 closing brackets and 2 opening brackets in

day_of_week ([Time Metrics].[Transaction Date]],

Regards

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Ganesh VijaykumarAuthor Commented:
Oh yeah I didn't realize it... Its working fine now...

Thanks,
G
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Query Syntax

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.