Day of the Week Number(Expression Function)

Purpose

The Day of the Week Number function (DAY_OF_THE_WEEK_NUMBER) generates a number that represents the day of the week for a timestamp provided in a given timezone.

Parameters

The Day of the Week Number function has two parameters, one of which is required:

Timestamp

Allowed Inputs: field value or a number representing a Unix timestamp.

There are several sources of Unix timestamps available. For example the stored value of a date or date time field is a Unix timestamp. Also When using the advanced interface the output of the date or date time expression function is a Unix timestamp.

Timezone

Allowed Inputs: field value or a text string

The second optional parameter of the Day of the Week Number function is a string that represents the timezone. Either use the query builder to choose a field that contains the value or use type a value to enter a number. The value should be based on the tz (timezone) database used by Linux and other Unix system in the form “Area/Location” e.g. “America/New_York”. If no value is provided then the current user's timezone is used.

Output

The output of the Day of the Week function is number representing the day of the week for the value of the timestamp provided in a given timezone. Sunday = 0 and Saturday = 6.

Example

For example DAY_OF_THE_WEEK_NUMBER(1349212984,“America/New_York”) would result in “2” and DAY_OF_THE_WEEK_NUMBER(1349212984,“Asia/Tokyo”) would result in “3”.

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