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questions re: calendar module


> On Aug 1, 2020, at 10:35 AM, o1bigtenor <o1bigtenor at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> ?On Sat, Aug 1, 2020 at 9:29 AM o1bigtenor <o1bigtenor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> On Sat, Aug 1, 2020 at 6:58 AM Peter Otten <__peter__ at web.de> wrote:
>>> 
>>> o1bigtenor wrote:
>>> 
>>>>>>> import calendar
>>>>>>> print (calendar.calendar(2024,1,1,2,8))
>>> 
>>>> I would like to show something like 2024 through the end of 2028.
>>> 
>>> print("\n".join(cd.calendar(year) for year in range(2024, 2029)))
>> 
>> 
>> Sorry - - - - 1st response was to only Mr Peter - - - hopefully this is
>> useful to more than I so here is that to all.
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>>>>> print("\n".join(cd.calendar(year) for year in range(2024, 2029)))
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>>  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <genexpr>
>> NameError: name 'cd' is not defined
>> 
>> so 'cd' seems to be a problem.
>> 
>> Tried changing 'cd' to calendar and that gives the desired response.
>> 
>> Except its a neat 3 months wide very very very many rows of calendar.
>> 
>> I'm trying to figure out how to do something like this:
>> 
>>        November 2022                      December 2022
>>    January 2023                    February 2023
>> March 2023                        April 2023
>> May 2023
>>       Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa         Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu
>> We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
>> Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
>> 123        1  2  3  4  5             127              1  2  3
>>    132  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  136           1  2  3  4  140
>> 1  2  3  4  144                    1  149     1  2  3  4  5  6
>> 124  6  7  8  9 10 11 12  128  4  5  6  7  8  9 10  133  8  9 10 11 12
>> 13 14  137  5  6  7  8  9 10 11  141  5  6  7  8  9 10 11  145  2  3
>> 4  5  6  7  8  150  7  8  9 10 11 12 13
>> 125 13 14 15 16 17 18 19  129 11 12 13 14 15 16 17  134 15 16 17 18 19
>> 20 21  138 12 13 14 15 16 17 18  142 12 13 14 15 16 17 18  146  9 10
>> 11 12 13 14 15  151 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
>> 126 20 21 22 23 24 25 26  130 18 19 20 21 22 23 24  135 22 23 24 25 26
>> 27 28  139 19 20 21 22 23 24 25  143 19 20 21 22 23 24 25  147 16 17
>> 18 19 20 21 22  152 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
>> 127 27 28 29 30           131 25 26 27 28 29 30 31  136 29 30 31
>>       140 26 27 28              144 26 27 28 29 30 31     148 23 24
>> 25 26 27 28 29  153 28 29 30 31
>> 
>>                                                           149 30
>> 
>>       June 2023                 July 2023                August 2023
>>           September 2023             October 2023
>> November 2023             December 2023
>>    Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu We Th
>> Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo
>> Tu We Th Fr Sa      Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
>> 153              1  2  3  157                    1  162        1  2  3
>> 4  5  166                 1  2  171  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  175
>>  1  2  3  4  179                 1  2
>> 
>> The formatting here is a mess.
> 
> (Its an even bigger mess now when its truncated to 80 columns. Can't change
> the mess but I can tell you that it doesn't 'look that way'! Don't know how to
> include an example in the body and have it be even a bit accurate - - - please
> advise if there is a way.)
> 

If you want us to see it in its exact form, print to PDF, post/share It on Dropbox. 

>> The months are centered. The week numbers are consecutive from the
>> starting date.
>> The dates are centered under the weekday name. If you've ever used
>> ncal its like that except
>> that I can now have up to 7 months wide if the terminal is wide enough
>> (>180 columns IIRC).
>> A mentor was working on this in Perl but as he died some couple months
>> ago its up to me
>> to make what I want.
>> Because it seems like there are a lot of disparate things happening
>> its not very straight
>> forward trying to replicate and extend my friend's efforts except in
>> Python. (My friend
>> preferred to work in Perl rather than Python and I'm wanting to learn
>> Python. I understand
>> that this is not perhaps the easiest way to learn something but it
>> sure is interesting!)
>> 
>> TIA
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