## How do you get a weekday from a date in Excel?

Go to the Number tab in the Format Cells dialog box. Select Custom as the Category. Add dddd into the Type field for the full weekday name or ddd for the abbreviated weekday name. Press the OK button.

**What is the formula for weekday in Excel?**

Example

Data | ||
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Formula | Description (Result) | Result |

=WEEKDAY(A2) | Day of the week, with numbers 1 (Sunday) through 7 (Saturday) (5) | 5 |

=WEEKDAY(A2, 2) | Day of the week, with numbers 1 (Monday) through 7 (Sunday) (4) | 4 |

=WEEKDAY(A2, 3) | Day of the week, with numbers 0 (Monday) through 6 (Sunday) (3) | 3 |

**How to calculate weekdays between two dates in Excel?**

Weeks Between Dates. To calculate the number of weeks between two dates first calculate the number of days between the dates. We will do this by subtracting the dates: 1. = C3 – B3. Next we will divide the number of days by 7 to calculate the number of weeks: 1. = (C3 – B3) / 7.

### What is the formula for calculating date in Excel?

Select a cell and type the start date.

**How to calculate date in Excel formula?**

The YEAR function looks at the date in cell A2,and returns 2019. It then adds 3 years from cell B2,resulting in 2022.

**How do I get the current date in Excel?**

– Video Tutorial – Keyboard Shortcuts. Excel has two great keyboard shortcuts we can use to get either the date or time. – Functions. Excel has two functions that will give us the date and time. – Power Query. In Power Query, we only have one function to get both the current date and current time. – Power Pivot. – Power Automate. – Conclusions.