advance the given date to the next given day of the week
string containing a date specification in a format recognized by ParseDate or a Date data structure
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, or an integer between 1 and 7; weekday
(optional) equation(s) of the form option = value where option is output; specify options for the NextWeekday command
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 formatted using the format deduced from the original date.
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 a name, a string, or an integer between 1 and 7. When using an integer, 1 represents Sunday, 2 represents Monday, etc.
Return the first Monday that follows December 8, 2006.
NextWeekday⁡December 8, 2006,Monday,output=formatted
December 11, 2006
NextWeekday⁡December 8, 2006,Monday
lprint⁡NextWeekday⁡December 8, 2006,Monday
[11, 12, 2006]
NextWeekday⁡December 8, 2006,Mon,output=formatted
NextWeekday⁡December 8, 2006,2,output=formatted
Note that December 8, 2006 is already Friday.
NextWeekday⁡December 8, 2006,Friday,output=formatted
December 8, 2006
The Finance[NextWeekday] command was introduced in Maple 15.
For more information on Maple 15 changes, see Updates in Maple 15.
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