previousWeekDay

previousWeekDay()

Overview

The previousWeekDay() function takes an inputDate and returns the previous week's date that falls on the specified inputDay. For example, to get the previous week's date that falls on a Monday, specify the inputDate as zoho.currentDate and inputDay as Monday.

Return Type

  • TEXT

Syntax

<variable> = <inputDate>.previousWeekDay(<inputDay>);

(OR)

<variable> = previousWeekDay(<inputDate>, <inputDay>);
ParameterData typeDescription
<variable>DATE-TIMEVariable which will contain the returned date.
<inputDate>DATE-TIMEThe input start date.
<inputDay>TEXT

The text that represents the day on which the required date falls.

Allowed Values:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday 
  • Saturday
Note: This function is not related to business days. inputDay param can take any day including weekends and return the next immediate date that falls on the specified day.

Example 

info zoho.currentdate.previousWeekDay("Monday"); //Considering current date is 21-Jul-2021, it returns 19-Jul-2021  
  
inputDate = '21-Jul-2021'; //Is a Wednesday 
info inputDate.previousWeekDay("Wednesday"); //Returns 14-Jul-2021 

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