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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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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...


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