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Python Calendar Module : yeardatescalendar() method

yeardatescalendar() method

The yeardatescalendar() method is used to get the data for the specified year ready for formatting.
The return value is a list of month rows. Each month row contains up to width months.
Each month contains between 4 and 6 weeks and each week contains 1–7 days. Days are datetime.date objects.

Syntax:

yeardatescalendar(year, width=3)

Parameters:

Name Description Required /
Optional
Type
year Year for which the calendar should be generated. Required Number
width The number of months to include in each row. Default: 3 Required Number

Example of yeardatescalendar() method

import calendar
cal= calendar.Calendar()
print(cal.yeardatescalendar(2016, 3))

Output:

[[[[datetime.date(2015, 12, 28), datetime.date(2015, 12, 29), datetime.date(2015, 12, 30), 
datetime.date(2015, 12, 31), datetime.date(2016, 1, 1), datetime.date(2016, 1, 2),
datetime.date(2016, 1, 3)], [datetime.date(2016, 1, 4), datetime.date(2016, 1, 5),
datetime.date(2016, 1, 6), datetime.date(2016, 1, 7), datetime.date(2016, 1, 8), 
datetime.date(2016, 1, 9), datetime.date(2016, 1, 10)],
 ... , 
datetime.date(2016, 12, 27), datetime.date(2016, 12, 28), datetime.date(2016, 12, 29), 
datetime.date(2016, 12, 30), datetime.date(2016, 12, 31), datetime.date(2017, 1, 1)]]]]

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append: Appends object at the end.

x = [1, 2, 3]
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