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userweekday() Function


userweekday( date, return_type )

Returns the day of the week of the specified date or datetime in the user preferred calendar.


Keyword Type Description



The date or datetime that the day of the week will be calculated from.



Control for how the days of the week are numbered.



Usage considerations

For the return_type parameter, use the following:

  • 1 correlates 1-7 with Sunday-Saturday (default)
  • 2 correlates 1-7 with Monday-Sunday
  • 3 correlates 0-6 with Monday-Sunday


You can copy and paste these examples into the Expression Rule Designer to see how this works.

userweekday(07/10/2006, 1) returns 1

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Partially compatible

Can be used with Appian Portals if it is connected using an integration and web API.

Offline Mobile Partially compatible

Can be used with offline mobile if it is loaded at the top of the form.

Sync-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible
Real-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible

Custom record fields that evaluate in real time must be configured using one or more Custom Field functions.

Process Reports Incompatible

Cannot be used to configure a process report.

Process Events Incompatible

Cannot be used to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.

userweekday() Function