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Google Spreadsheet - how to get name of day for specific date?

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To get name of day in Google Spreadsheet following solution can be used.

1. Custom day names example

Use following formula in cell you want to keep day name:

=CHOOSE(WEEKDAY(B2),"Sun", "Mon","Tue", "Wed", "Thu", "Fri","Sat")

Where: B2 cell keeps the date you want to know day name.

Name of day for specific date - Google Spreadsheet
Name of day for specific date - Google Spreadsheet

2. Other examples

If we want to use full names of day of the week, here is the formula:

=CHOOSE(WEEKDAY(B2), "Sunday", "Monday", "Tuesday", "Wednesday", "Thursday", "Friday", "Saturday")          

 

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