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SunOS man pages : cal (1)

User Commands                                              cal(1)

NAME

cal - display a calendar

SYNOPSIS

cal [ [ month ] year ]

DESCRIPTION

The cal utility writes a Gregorian calendar to standard out- put. If the year operand is specified, a calendar for that year is written. If no operands are specified, a calendar for the current month is written.

OPERANDS

The following operands are supported: month Specify the month to be displayed, represented as a decimal integer from 1 (January) to 12 (December). The default is the current month. year Specify the year for which the calendar is displayed, represented as a decimal integer from 1 to 9999. The default is the current year.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

See environ(5) for descriptions of the following environ- ment variables that affect the execution of cal: LC_TIME, LC_MESSAGES, and NLSPATH.

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. >0 An error occurred.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWesu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

calendar(1), attributes(5), environ(5)

NOTES

An unusual calendar is printed for September 1752. That is the month 11 days were skipped to make up for lack of leap SunOS 5.8 Last change: 1 Feb 1995 1 User Commands cal(1) year adjustments. To see this calendar, type: cal 9 1752 The command cal 83 refers to the year 83, not 1983. The year is always considered to start in January. SunOS 5.8 Last change: 1 Feb 1995 2