Excel Formula: Custom Format Weekday Name
Generally, the weekday displays as Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday…Sunday. But sometimes, you may want to customize the weekday names, such as Mony, Tuey, Wedy…Suny. In this tutorial, it provides a formula to automatically customize the weekday names based on the date in Excel.
Syntaxt and Arguments
|Date:the date that you want to return a weekday name in custom format.|
How this formula works
To convert the date in cell B3 to a weekday name in custom format, please use below formula:
Press Enter key to get the result, if you need, drag auto fill handle over the cells to apply the formula.
WEEKDAY function: to get day of the week as a number (1 to 7) from date.
WEEKDAY(B3) returns 3.
CHOOSE function: returns a value from the list of value arguments by the given index number.
=Tuey (to return the third value from the list)
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- Excel WEEKNUM Function
Returns the week number of the given date in a year
- Excel WORKDAY Function
Adds workdays to the given start date and returns a workday
- Excel MONTH Function
The MONTH is used to get the month as integer number (1 to 12) from date
- Excel DAY Function
DAY function gets the day as a number (1 to 31) from a date
- Excel NOW Function
Get the current time and date