On Sunday 18 August 2002 09:38, Kenton Letkeman wrote:
> I have been able to get yesterdays date
> eg. $yesterday = date('d')-1;  result is "17"
> but am having trouble getting yesterdays day of the week.
> eg. $yesterday = date('D')-1;  result is "-1"
> eg. $yesterday = date('l')-1;  result is "-1"
> Is there something I am missing? 

You're trying to subtract 1 from a string.

> I cannot find the documentation on this.

I'm flabbergasted -- where did you look?

The proper way of doing this (ie getting yesterday's day of week and not 
subtracting 1 from a string) is to look at the examples in manual.

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