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DayNames

The format defined replaces the weekday names convention set by your regional settings.

Syntax:  

DayNames

When modifying the variable, a semicolon ; is required to separate the individual values.

DayName Function examples
Function example Result definition
Set DayNames='Mon;Tue;Wed;Thu;Fri;Sat;Sun'; This use of the DayNames function defines day names in their abbreviated form.
Set DayNames='M;Tu;W;Th;F;Sa;Su'; This use of the DayNames function defines day names by their first letters.

The DayNames function is often used in combination with the following functions:

Related functions
Function Interaction
weekday - script and chart function Script function to return DayNames as field values .
Date - script and chart function Script function to return DayNames as field values.
LongDayNames Long form values of DayNames.

Regional settings

Unless otherwise specified, the examples in this topic use the following date format: MM/DD/YYYY. The date format is specified in the SET DateFormat statement in your data load script. The default date formatting may be different in your system, due to your regional settings and other factors. You can change the formats in the examples below to suit your requirements. Or you can change the formats in your load script to match these examples.

Default regional settings in apps are based on the regional system settings of the computer or server where Qlik Sense is installed. If the Qlik Sense server you are accessing is set to Sweden, the Data load editor will use Swedish regional settings for dates, time, and currency. These regional format settings are not related to the language displayed in the Qlik Sense user interface. Qlik Sense will be displayed in the same language as the browser you are using.

Example 1 - System variables default

Example 2 - Change system variable

Example 3 – Date function