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Re: Get day name(Mon, Tue... Sun) and day number (1, 2...7) from a date

From: Bricklen Anderson <banderson(at)presinet(dot)com>
To: emilu(at)encs(dot)concordia(dot)ca
Cc: PostgreSQL SQL List <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Get day name(Mon, Tue... Sun) and day number (1, 2...7) from a date
Date: 2008-07-30 15:22:29
Message-ID: 48908735.4010601@presinet.com (view raw or flat)
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Emi Lu wrote:
> Good morning,
> 
> Could someone tell me the command to get the weekly day name and day 
> number please.
> 
> 
> I am expecting something like:
> 
> sql> select data_part('day name', current_date);
> sql> Monday
> 
> sql> select data_part('day number', current_date);
> sql> 1
> 
> (Mon =1 ... Sun =7?)
> 
> Thanks a lot!
> 

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/functions-formatting.html


select to_char(current_date,'Day');
select to_char(current_date,'D');

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