# Weekday

## Understanding the Power Fx Weekday Function

The Power Fx Weekday Function is a simple function that returns the day of the week for a given date value. The function takes two arguments: the date that you want to calculate the weekday for, and an optional parameter that determines the type of week that you want to determine the day for. The optional parameter is an integer that ranges from 1 to 21, with each number representing a different type of week. The default value is 1, which represents the U.S. standard week.

## Using the Power Fx Weekday Function in Power Apps

To use the Power Fx Weekday Function in Power Apps, you will need to follow a few simple steps. First, you will need to create a new app or open an existing one. Once you have done this, you can add a new control to your app, such as a label or a text box. Next, you will need to add the Power Fx Weekday Function to the control by typing the function into the formula bar.

The formula for the Power Fx Weekday Function is as follows:

``` The first argument, ❰date❱, represents the date that you want to calculate the weekday for. This can be a static date or a reference to a date value in your app. The second argument, ❰type❱, is optional and represents the type of week that you want to determine the day for. This can be a static value or a reference to a value in your app. Once you have added the formula to your control, you can preview your app to see the result. The control should display the day of the week for the date that you specified. Examples Here are a few examples of how to use the Power Fx Weekday Function in Power Apps: Example 1: Displaying the Day of the Week Suppose you want to display the day of the week for a given date in a label control. You can use the following formula: ```

This formula will display the day of the week for the date selected in the DatePicker1 control.

### Example 2: Highlighting Weekends

Suppose you want to highlight weekends on a calendar control. You can use the following formula:

``` This formula will return true for dates that fall on a Saturday or Sunday, and false for all other dates. You can use this formula to set the color of the calendar control for weekends to a different color. The Power Fx Weekday Function is a powerful tool that can be used in a wide variety of applications in Power Apps. By understanding how to use this function, you can create more dynamic and useful applications that help you get things done more efficiently. Whether you are building a scheduling app or a time tracking app, the Power Fx Weekday Function is a valuable tool to have in your toolkit. Power Apps Training Courses by G Com Solutions (0800 998 9248) 1-Week Intensive Power Apps Training Course £4,975.00 Select optionsContinue Loading Done Power Apps Introduction (2 Days) £1,990.00 Select optionsContinue Loading Done Power Apps Intermediate (1 Day) £995.00 Select optionsContinue Loading Done Power Apps Advanced (2 Days) £1,990.00 Select optionsContinue Loading Done ```
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