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question on the 'calendar' function


Python and the standard library are all tools, but you still need to *use*
those tools to accomplish something.

On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 12:01 PM o1bigtenor <o1bigtenor at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 8:09 AM Calvin Spealman <cspealma at redhat.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > You really have the pieces you need here. You can print a whole year's
> calendar with calendar.formatyear() or a single month with
> calendar.monthcalendar(). If you need multiple years, call the first more
> than once with each year you need to print. If you need partial years,
> print the individual months you need with monthcalendar()
> >
> > Can you actually be more specific on what about the task is stumping you?
>
> OK so there needs to be a 2 level request, as I'm thinking of it,
> rather than being able to
> write something like (using human speak):
>
> print 36 months starting from 2017.06      or
> print 60 months starting from 2017.03         with possible formatting
> instructions.
>
> There seem to be a severe limit in the function in that a year is a
> maximum single
> time frame. I need to function within a time range of 2 to 3 or 4
> years. That means
> that I move between the week/month and the longer frame lots and most
> software
> seems to be hard limited to a single year as the limit on the macro scale.
>
> Oh well - - - - guess I can't do what I want then - - - thanks for the
> assistance.
>
> Regards
>