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Using a Calculation to Find the Day of Week for a Specific Date


Published: 20 Feb 2013
Last Modified Date: 15 Jun 2017

Question

How to create a calculation to find the day of week for a specific date, similar to the weekday() function in Excel.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

Create a calculated field with a formula similar to the following: DATENAME("weekday",[date_field_name]).
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