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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       calendar - Writes reminder messages to standard output

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       calendar [-]

STANDARDS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Interfaces  documented  on  this reference page conform to
       industry standards as follows:

       calendar:  XCU5.0

       Refer to the standards(5) reference page for more information
 about industry standards and associated tags.

OPTIONS    [Toc]    [Back]

       [Tru64  UNIX]    Calls  calendar  for all users who have a
       calendar  file  in  their  home  directories   and   sends
       reminders by mail.

              This  flag is usually used only by the superuser as
              part of daily administrative procedures.

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       The calendar command reads a file named calendar  in  your
       current  (usually  home)  directory and writes to standard
       output any line in the file that contains the current date
       or the next day's date.

       The  calendar command recognizes date formats such as Dec.
       7 or 12/7.  It also recognizes  the  special  character  *
       (asterisk) to match any month.  For example, it interprets
       */7 or * 7 as the seventh day of every month.

       On Fridays, calendar writes all lines containing the dates
       for  Friday,  Saturday,  Sunday,  and Monday.  It does not
       recognize holidays, so if the next day is a holiday calendar
  prints  lines  for that day, rather than for the next
       working day.

       For you to get reminder service when other users run  calendar
  -,  your  calendar  file must be readable by others
       (see the chmod command).

NOTES    [Toc]    [Back]

       The calendar utility is marked LEGACY in XCU Issue 5.

EXIT STATUS    [Toc]    [Back]

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

EXAMPLES    [Toc]    [Back]

       To  display information in the calendar file that pertains
       to today and tomorrow, enter: calendar A typical  calendar
       file might look like this:

              */25 - Prepare monthly report Aug. 12 - Fly to Denver
 aug 23 - board meeting Martha  out  of  town  -
              8/23, 8/24, 8/25 8/24 - Mail car payment sat aug/25
              - beach trip August 27 - Meet with  Simmons  August
              28 - Meet with Wilson

              If  today  is  Friday, August 24, then the calendar
              command displays: */25  -  Prepare  monthly  report
              Martha  out  of town - 8/23, 8/24, 8/25 8/24 - Mail
              car payment sat aug/25 - beach  trip  August  27  -
              Meet with Simmons


       The  following  environment variables affect the execution
       of calendar: [Tru64 UNIX]  If this variable  is  set,  the
       calendar  command uses its value as the full pathname of a
       template file that contains format strings.   The  strings
       consist of field descriptors and text characters which are
       used to provide a more robust set of allowable  date  formats
 in different languages using the appropriate settings
       of the environment variables LANG or LC_TIME.   See  environ(5)  for more information.  The list of allowable field
       descriptions is provided in the  date(1)  reference  page.
       Provides  a  default  value  for  the internationalization
       variables that are unset or null.  If  LANG  is  unset  or
       null,  the  corresponding value from the default locale is
       used.  If any of the internationalization  variables  contain
 an invalid setting, the utility behaves as if none of
       the variables had been defined.  If  set  to  a  non-empty
       string value, overrides the values of all the other internationalization
 variables.  Determines the locale for  the
       interpretation of sequences of bytes of text data as characters
 (for example, single-byte as opposed  to  multibyte
       characters in input files).  Determines the locale for the
       format and contents  of  diagnostic  messages  written  to
       standard  error.   Determines  the  format of date strings
       recognized by the calendar command.  Determines the  location
  of  message catalogues for the processing of LC_MESSAGES.

FILES    [Toc]    [Back]

       Contains user calendar entries.  Determines  dates.   Contains
 user information.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       Commands:  chmod(1), date(1), mail(1), mailx(1)

       Environment:  environ(5)

       Standards:  standards(5)

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