Python calendar module | prmonth() method

Calendar module allows to output calendars like program, and provides additional useful functions related to the calendar. Functions and classes defined in Calendar module use an idealized calendar, the current Gregorian calendar extended indefinitely in both directions.

class calendar.TextCalendar(firstweekday=0) can be used to generate plain text calendars. prmonth() method is one of the methods of TextCalendar instance.

prmonth() method in Python is used to print a month’s calendar as returned by formatmonth().

Syntax: prmonth(year, month, width=0, lines=0)

Parameter:
year: year of the calendar
month: month of the calendar
width: [optional] Specifies the width of the date columns, which are centered
line: [optional] Specifies the number of lines that each week will use.



Returns: Return a month’s calendar.

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# Python program to demonstrate working of prmonth() method
  
# importing calendar module
import calendar
  
text_cal = calendar.TextCalendar(firstweekday = 0)
  
year = 2018
month = 9
  
# default value of width is 0
  
# printing prmonth
print(text_cal.prmonth(year, month))

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Output:

   September 2018
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
                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
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Code #2: With parameter width

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# Python program to demonstrate working of prmonth() method
  
# importing calendar module
import calendar
  
text_cal = calendar.TextCalendar(firstweekday = 0)
  
  
# default value of width is 0
  
# printing prmonth
print(text_cal.prmonth(2018, 10, w = 5))

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Output:

               October 2018
 Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
   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    31
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# Python program to demonstrate working of prmonth() method
  
# importing calendar module
import calendar
  
text_cal = calendar.TextCalendar(firstweekday = 0)
  
  
# giving value of width = 6, line = 2
  
# printing prmonth
print(text_cal.prmonth(2018, 10, 6, 2))

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Output:

                  October 2018

 Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat    Sun

   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     31

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