Format a Date to Show Only the Day of Week in Excel

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How to format a Date so that only the day of the week is visible from that date.

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Result:

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Steps

  1. Right-click the desired cell and click Format Cells
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  2. Go to the Number tab and click the Custom category
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  3. Under where it says Type: you need to enter dddd for the full version of the day of the week or ddd for the abbreviated version.
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    Under where it says Sample you will see the result.
  4. Hit OK and that's it.
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Notes

View our other tutorial to get the day of the week from a date.

Download the attached file to see this example in Excel.


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