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 NextWeekday
 advance the given date to the next given day of the week

 Calling Sequence NextWeekday(date, weekday)

Parameters

 date - a string containing a date specification in a format recognized by ParseDate or a date data structure weekday - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, or an integer between 1 and 7; weekday opts - (optional) equation(s) of the form option = value where option is output; specify options for the NextWeekday command

Options

 • The opts argument can contain one or more of the options shown below.
 • output = data or formatted -- Specify the type of output the NextWeekDay command should return. If this option is set to data (default) the record containing the data information will be returned. Otherwise the data will be formated using the format deduced from the original date.

Description

 • The NextWeekday command returns the first date that follows the given date and falls on the given day of the week. If the specified date already falls on the specified day of the week, the date itself will be returned.
 • The parameter date must be a date given in one of the formats recognized by the ParseDate command.
 • The parameter weekday is the weekday of interest. It can be given either as a name or as an integer between 1 and 7. In the latter case, 1 represents Sunday, 2 represents Monday, etc.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{with}\left(\mathrm{Finance}\right):$

Return the first Monday that follows December 8, 2006.

 > $\mathrm{NextWeekday}\left("December 8, 2006",\mathrm{Monday},\mathrm{output}=\mathrm{formatted}\right)$
 ${"December 11, 2006"}$ (1)
 > $\mathrm{NextWeekday}\left("December 8, 2006",\mathrm{Monday}\right)$
 $\left[{11}{,}{12}{,}{2006}\right]$ (2)

Note that the last command returned a date data structure. It is printed as a string.

 > $\mathrm{lprint}\left(\mathrm{NextWeekday}\left("December 8, 2006",\mathrm{Monday}\right)\right)$
 [11, 12, 2006]
 > $\mathrm{NextWeekday}\left("December 8, 2006",\mathrm{Mon},\mathrm{output}=\mathrm{formatted}\right)$
 ${"December 11, 2006"}$ (3)
 > $\mathrm{NextWeekday}\left("December 8, 2006",2,\mathrm{output}=\mathrm{formatted}\right)$
 ${"December 11, 2006"}$ (4)

Note that December 8, 2006 is already Friday.

 > $\mathrm{NextWeekday}\left("December 8, 2006",\mathrm{Friday},\mathrm{output}=\mathrm{formatted}\right)$
 ${"December 8, 2006"}$ (5)

Compatibility

 • The Finance[NextWeekday] command was introduced in Maple 15.