cal man page on Oracle

Man page or keyword search:  
man Server   33470 pages
apropos Keyword Search (all sections)
Output format
Oracle logo
[printable version]

CAL(1)				 User Commands				CAL(1)

       cal - display a calendar

       cal [options] [[[day] month] year]

       cal  displays  a	 simple	 calendar.  If no arguments are specified, the
       current month is displayed.

       -1, --one
	      Display single month output.  (This is the default.)

       -3, --three
	      Display prev/current/next month output.

       -s, --sunday
	      Display Sunday as the first day of the week.

       -m, --monday
	      Display Monday as the first day of the week.

       -j, --julian
	      Display Julian dates (days one-based, numbered from January 1).

       -y, --year
	      Display a calendar for the current year.

       -V, --version
	      Display version information and exit.

       -h, --help
	      Display help screen and exit.

       A single parameter specifies the year (1 - 9999) to be displayed;  note
       the  year  must	be fully specified: cal 89 will not display a calendar
       for 1989.

       Two parameters denote the month (1 - 12) and year.

       Three parameters denote the day (1-31), month and  year,	 and  the  day
       will  be	 highlighted if the calendar is displayed on a terminal. If no
       parameters are specified, the current month's calendar is displayed.

       A year starts on Jan 1. The first day of the week is determined by  the

       The  Gregorian  Reformation  is assumed to have occurred in 1752 on the
       3rd of September. By this time, most countries had recognized the  ref‐
       ormation	 (although a few did not recognize it until the early 1900's).
       Ten days following that date were eliminated by the reformation, so the
       calendar for that month is a bit unusual.

       A cal command appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX.

       The cal command is part of the util-linux package and is available from

util-linux			   June 2011				CAL(1)

List of man pages available for Oracle

Copyright (c) for man pages and the logo by the respective OS vendor.

For those who want to learn more, the polarhome community provides shell access and support.

[legal] [privacy] [GNU] [policy] [cookies] [netiquette] [sponsors] [FAQ]
Polarhome, production since 1999.
Member of Polarhome portal.
Based on Fawad Halim's script.
Vote for polarhome
Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net