Excel 2016 Weekday Function. In this video, you will learn how to make use of weekday function. Weekday function is used to find the day of a particular date. This function can be used in a variety of ways when tracking the day for the date. While dealing with sales data, analytics data, research data building an attendance sheet oh working with order sheets you will find this function very handy.
The function uses two parameters, first one is mandate which is a serial number needs to be a date. If you pass a string or a text value in this position it may not work as desired. The second parameter is a return type. This will help you to decide when to start your week day using return type number values. This one is an optional parameter, and hence, if you do not provide anything by default it will start the weekday from Sunday and goes through Saturday.
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This video will also demonstrate IsText and IsNumber functions briefly. Don’t worry about these functions at this time, they will be discussed in more detail and thoroughly explained in the upcoming lessons.
By the end of this video, you should be able to use weekday function thoroughly in your Excel projects.
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