cal - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

cal - To display a calendar.

SYNOPSIS

cal [-mjy] [[month] year]

DESCRIPTION

A single parameter specifies the 4 digit year (1 - 9999) to be displayed. Two parameters denote the Month (1 - 12) and Year (1 - 9999). If arguments are not specified, the current month is displayed. A year starts on 01 Jan.

OPTIONS

TagDescription
-mDisplay monday as the first day of the week.
-jDisplay julian dates (days one-based, numbered from January 1).
-yDisplay a calendar for the current year.

EXAMPLES

To display current month's calendar

$ cal
     April 2016
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
               1  2
3  4  5  6  7  8  9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

To display feb 2015 calendar

$ cal 2 2015
     February 2015
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  
8  9  10 11 12 13 14 
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 
22 23 24 25 26 27 28

To display complete year calendar.

$ cal -y


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