This function will be deprecated in a future release, so use it with caution.
However, it is still supported for existing expressions, so it has not been removed from the application. Editing an expression using this function can cause an error message to appear.
Returns the requested part (such as day, second, or quarter) of the local date.
The weekday type of the part parameter now returns the name of the weekday, such as Monday or Tuesday, instead of a number representing the weekday, such as 1 or 2. This is a functional change and may break existing usages.
For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".
|Business Object Category||Yes/No|
|Business Rules: Before-Save Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (After Save, with or without Also Recalculate on Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, without Also Recalculate On Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Editing Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Initialization Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Read Only Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Required Rules||Yes|
|Business Rules: Validation Rules||Yes|
|Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions)||Yes|
|UI Quick Actions||Yes|
|Search/Dashboard without field references||Yes|
|Search/Dashboard with field references||Yes|
The part of the day to return. Must be surrounded by quotes (" "). The following types are supported:
weekday: Sunday through Saturday
dayofyear: 1 through 365/366
month: 1 through 12
quarter: 1 through 4
The date for which to return a part.
If the value of the CreatedDate() function is Dec 9, 2013, this example returns 9 because the input has 9 for the value of the day.