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am using date picker ,when i choose the date , it shows lik 28/02/2012, i need to get the day(tuesday) from the date .am using lik this,
function date()
var dt = $get("<%=deliveryTime.ClientID %>").value;
var d = new Date(dt);
                        var weekday = new Array(7);
                        weekday[0] = "Sunday";
                        weekday[1] = "Monday";
                        weekday[2] = "Tuesday";
                        weekday[3] = "Wednesday";
                        weekday[4] = "Thursday";
                        weekday[5] = "Friday";
                        weekday[6] = "Saturday";
                     var dtday = weekday[d.getDay()];

In IE its working fine , But in mozilla ,it shows undefined,but instead of this
( var dtday = weekday[d.getDay()];),

if am using
document.write("Today is " + weekday[d.getDay()]);

it shows the correct day , How could i get the day in mozilla

[edit]Code block added - OriginalGriff[/edit]
Posted 28-Feb-12 2:24am
Updated 28-Feb-12 2:27am
ryanb31 28-Feb-12 8:28am
Which line of code is failing in Mozilla?
priya from Madras 28-Feb-12 8:30am
( var dtday = weekday[d.getDay()];),this one

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Solution 1

This is almost the exact example as given on w3cschool. If I execute it in firefox it doesn't give any errors. Try their example directly on the site:"[^]

This would mean that $get("<%=deliveryTime.ClientID %>").value isn't returning a valid date. I can't see what the value is, but I would check it out.

Good luck!
priya from Madras 28-Feb-12 8:39am
ya actually u r correct , am using the same example but when i use

document.write("Today is " + weekday[d.getDay()]);

it shows the day , but i want to pass the day lik argument so i need to assign lik

var dtday = weekday[d.getDay()];

but var dtday = weekday[d.getDay()]; this part is not working , shows undefined
E.F. Nijboer 28-Feb-12 8:43am
How about returning that value from the function, using this line:
return weekday[d.getDay()];
priya from Madras 28-Feb-12 8:54am
ya nij checked with alert ,i.e) alert(weekday[d.getDay()]),

this also shows undefined
E.F. Nijboer 28-Feb-12 11:11am
What is the value of dt and d in firefox?
priya from Madras 29-Feb-12 4:54am
dt is date lik Mon 29/02/2012 d is value lik 1 or 2 something lik that
E.F. Nijboer 1-Mar-12 3:28am
I think the error is because of the 'Mon' part in the date. If that would be stripped off it should work.

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