Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Determining the Week of the Year.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 8, 2014)
You may have a need to find out the current week of the year. For instance, your company may require to you utilize the week number for accounting or tracking purposes. VBA provides a handy function that allows you to quickly and easily determine the current week of the year:
iThisWeek = DatePart("ww", Date)
When executed, iThisWeek will be equal to the current week number. Notice that this example uses the Date function. If you want to determine the week number for a different date, simply substitute that date in place of the Date function.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (12946) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Determining the Week of the Year.
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