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This Geeklet displays a calendar of the current month, with today's date highlighted with ##. The font needs to be fixed width like Courier for it to display properly.

Command:

cal | sed "s/^/ /;s/$/ /;s/ $(date +%e) / $(date +%e | sed 's/./#/g') /"

Font: Courier Colour: White Size: 13

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monkeyslikebananas 3645 days ago
You can add the next month with:

cal -m ` echo `date +%m` + 1 | bc | sed 's/13/1/g'` | sed 's/^/ /g'
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chris 3645 days ago
Try

cal | perl -wne 'BEGIN{chomp($d = `date "+%e"`)} if (/^ *d/) {s/b$db/"#" x length($d)/e; s/d/ /g; s/#+/$d/g; print}'

Then colour date, and superimpose on simple cal.
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Otaku 3463 days ago
the next month dose not work..

can anyone post how to add the next month underneath?

mac os x10.6.3
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jqrd 3427 days ago
To add the next month, append the following:



; cal `date -v+1m "+%m"` `date -v+1m "+%Y"`

I added the previous month and the two next months:

cal `date -v-1m "+%m"` `date -v-1m "+%Y"` ; cal | sed "s/^/ /;s/$/ /;s/ $(date +%e) / $(date +%e | sed 's/./=/g') /" | sed "s/^ //;s/ $//" ; cal `date -v+1m "+%m"` `date -v+1m "+%Y"` ; cal `date -v+2m "+%m"` `date -v+2m "+%Y"`

A horizontal layout is proving difficult, though...
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getheetoanunnery 3143 days ago
Did you ever find a horizontal layout solution? I'd really appreciate a fix.

I tweaked your code to add only the previous and next month, however instead of a " ## " marking the day, the current day is highlighted in red;

cal `date -v-1m "+%m"` `date -v-1m "+%Y"` ; cal | sed -E '1,$'"s/ ($(date +%e))( |$)/ $(echo '�33[1;31m')1$(echo  '�33[0m')2/" ; cal `date -v+1m "+%m"` `date -v+1m "+%Y"`

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