Previous Saturday Date using VBA Functions

Previous Saturday Date

Previous Saturday Date:

VBA get Previous Saturday Date with vbSunday, vbMonday, vbSaturday, vbSaturday, vbSaturday, vbSaturday and vbSaturday in Excel using VBA Functions. We run so many reports manually or by scheduling reports as part of our daily activities. Sometimes we want to run or schedule reports on specific day in a week.

Lets assume you want to run reports on Saturday. This tutorial I am going to explain how to find last or previous Saturday Date using VBA Formulas. We run report based on weekday date, If the output word matches with specified weekday then continue run the report, otherwise it ignores.

Previous Saturday Date

Get Previous Saturday Date using VBA Functions

Let us see different statements to find Date of Last or previous Saturday using Excel VBA. Lets assume today is 3rd December 2018(03/12/2018). The below macro example produces same result. i.e 1st December 2018(01/12/2018).

'Previous Saturday Date using Excel VBA Functions
Sub VBA_Find_previous_Saturday()

     Dim dPrevious_Saturday As Date
     
    dPrevious_Saturday = DateAdd("ww", -1, Now - (Weekday(Now, vbSunday) - 7))
    Debug.Print dPrevious_Saturday
    'Or
    dPrevious_Saturday = DateAdd("ww", -1, Now - (Weekday(Now, vbMonday) - 6))
    Debug.Print dPrevious_Saturday
    'Or
    dPrevious_Saturday = DateAdd("ww", -1, Now - (Weekday(Now, vbTuesday) - 5))
    Debug.Print dPrevious_Saturday
    'Or
    dPrevious_Saturday = DateAdd("ww", -1, Now - (Weekday(Now, vbWednesday) - 11))
    Debug.Print dPrevious_Saturday
    'Or
    dPrevious_Saturday = DateAdd("ww", -1, Now - (Weekday(Now, vbThursday) - 10))
    Debug.Print dPrevious_Saturday
    'Or
    dPrevious_Saturday = DateAdd("ww", -1, Now - (Weekday(Now, vbFriday) - 9))
    Debug.Print dPrevious_Saturday
    'Or
    dPrevious_Saturday = DateAdd("ww", -1, Now - (Weekday(Now, vbSaturday) - 8))
    Debug.Print dPrevious_Saturday
    
    MsgBox "If today's date is 12/03/2018 " & vbCrLf & " then previous Saturday's date is " _
    & Format(dPrevious_Saturday, "DD MMMM YYYY"), vbInformation, "Previous Saturday Date"

End Sub

In the above macro we have used different vba functions like DateAdd, Now, Weekday and Format in multiple statements. You can view immediate window, it displays same output.

Note: Use Shortcut ‘Ctrl + G’ for an Immediate window.

Output Screenshot:

Please find the output screenshot of above specified macros.

Previous Saturday Date

Related VBA Functions used in this article:

We have used DateAdd, Now, Weekday and Format VBA functions. Click on below specified links to learn more about VBA functions.

VBA DateAdd Function VBA Now Function VBA WeekDay Function VBA Format Function

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