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Isthere any function in T-SQL to get day of week using?


Isthere any function in T-SQL to get day of week using?

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I've found that there is a function called "trftime" in Sqlite. However, I cannot find any function like this in T-SQL. Is there any function to do this?


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Like this? I don't know SQLLite.

select datepart(dw, getdate())




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Unless you're looking for..

datename(dw, getdate())..?!?!

Since the datepart is dependent on the current setting of "datefirst"...check that first if that's the one you want..







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If you only want to get the day index, you should check the following description:
MS SQL: Day of Week
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perhaps use convert e.g. convert(varchar, xdate,101)
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don't know sqlite... it would be helpful if you describe what the function does and give an example.
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Were you able to find an equivalent function in SQL?
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kpao (4/1/2006)


I've found that there is a function called "trftime" in Sqlite. However, I cannot find any function like this in T-SQL. Is there any function to do this?


You really do need to tell us what that does. Are you looking for a numeric day of the week, a 3 letter name of the day of the week, or the full name of the day of the week?

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ulfemsoy (10/12/2011)
If you only want to get the day index, you should check the following description:
MS SQL: Day of Week


You don't need a UDF for this...

 SELECT (DATEDIFF(dd,'17530101',GETDATE())-1) %7



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BWAA-HAAA!!! I just realized the original question is from 5 years ago and the OP is probably long gone. :-D

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