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Gcal 3.6

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This file documents gcal, a program for calculating and printing calendars.

Gcal displays hybrid and proleptic Julian and Gregorian calendar sheets, respectively, for one month, three months or a whole year. It also displays eternal holiday lists for many countries around the globe, and features a very powerful creation of fixed date lists that can be used for reminding purposes. Gcal can calculate various astronomical data and times of the Sun and the Moon for at pleasure any location, precisely enough for most civil purposes. Gcal supports some other calendar systems, for example the Chinese calendar, the Hebrew calendar and the civil Islamic calendar, too.

This is Edition 3.6 of Gcal, an Extended Calendar Program,
24 June 2000, for the 3.6 version of the GNU implementation
of cal and calendar.

Any suggestions, improvements, extensions, bug reports, donations, proposals for contract work, and so forth are welcome! Please send them directly to my eMail address esken@gmx.net. If you like my work, I'd appreciate a postcard from you!

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Thomas Esken               O     (/o-o\)     O  eMail: esken@gmx.net
Im Hagenfeld 84                 ((  ^  ))       Phone: +49 251 232585
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--- The Detailed Node Listing ---

Invoking Gcal

Command line arguments



Fixed Dates

Resource file

Further date part attributes

Gcal Utilities

Regular Expressions

Special Texts


Exclusions with date argument

Exclusions without any argument


Replacements with date argument

Replacements with other argument

Replacements without any argument

Obsolete Special Texts

Coding Scheme