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cal_info

(PHP 4 >= 4.1.0, PHP 5)

cal_infoReturns information about a particular calendar

Description

array cal_info ([ int $calendar = -1 ] )

cal_info() returns information on the specified calendar.

Calendar information is returned as an array containing the elements calname, calsymbol, month, abbrevmonth and maxdaysinmonth. The names of the different calendars which can be used as calendar are as follows:

  • 0 or CAL_GREGORIAN - Gregorian Calendar
  • 1 or CAL_JULIAN - Julian Calendar
  • 2 or CAL_JEWISH - Jewish Calendar
  • 3 or CAL_FRENCH - French Revolutionary Calendar

If no calendar is specified information on all supported calendars is returned as an array.

Parameters

calendar

Calendar to return information for. If no calendar is specified information about all calendars is returned.

Return Values

Changelog

Version Description
5.0.0 The calendar parameter becomes optional and defaults to "all calendars" if omitted.

Examples

Example #1 cal_info() example

<?php
$info 
cal_info(0);
print_r($info);
?>

The above example will output:

Array
(
    [months] => Array
        (
            [1] => January
            [2] => February
            [3] => March
            [4] => April
            [5] => May
            [6] => June
            [7] => July
            [8] => August
            [9] => September
            [10] => October
            [11] => November
            [12] => December
        )

    [abbrevmonths] => Array
        (
            [1] => Jan
            [2] => Feb
            [3] => Mar
            [4] => Apr
            [5] => May
            [6] => Jun
            [7] => Jul
            [8] => Aug
            [9] => Sep
            [10] => Oct
            [11] => Nov
            [12] => Dec
        )

    [maxdaysinmonth] => 31
    [calname] => Gregorian
    [calsymbol] => CAL_GREGORIAN
)

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