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I know this has been covered a million times already, and there's already on topic here that covers this but I can't find it.

I want to query a database. After I get my data, I would like to display based on day of the week.

Something along the lines of :

If dtNow = Now() Then
strWhatever = "red"
etc.

My apologies, but I'm not sure exactly how to explain what I'm looking for. If anyone could help, or point me to the original topic, I'll gladly hand over one of my co-workers... :D

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Hi there,

You'll need to take a look at the Weekday method which you can find in the Windows Script section of the MSDN:

The Weekday method returns a 1 based number for the current day of the week, starting at 1 for a Sunday by default.

So, this should work:

Code:
If Weekday(dtNow) = Weekday(Now()) Then
  str.... etc
End If

Or, when you need multiple days, use a Select Case statement:

Select Case Weekday(dtNow)
  Case 1 ' Sunday
  ...
  Case 2 ' Monday
  etc etc
End Select
or define constants for the weekdays if you need them more often, to improve the readability of the code:

Code:
Dim vbSunday
Dim vbMonday
...
vbSunday = 1
vbMonday = 2
...
Select Case Weekday(dtNow)
  Case vbSunday
  ...
  Case vbMonday
  etc etc
End Select
Hope this helps,

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