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Re: [O] insert date-stamp for one month

From: Thomas Plass
Subject: Re: [O] insert date-stamp for one month
Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:02:31 +0200


Uwe Brauer wrote at 09:58 on August 18, 2019:
: I sometimes need to insert a date-stamp which corresponds to one month
: in a year, say march 2019. I usually insert 
: <2019-03-01 Fri>--<2019-03-31 Sun>, but this is cumbersome to do
: manually.

This'll put the computed result on the kill ring.  Beautification and
error checking of input values left as an exercise for the reader.

(defun Brauer/make-month-timerange (year month)
   (list (string-to-int (read-string "Year: " (int-to-string (nth 5 
         (string-to-int (read-string "Month: " (int-to-string (nth 4 
  (let* ((last-day (calendar-last-day-of-month month year))
         (start (list 0 0 0 1 month year))
         (end (list 0 0 0 last-day month year))
         (ts (format "<%d-%02d-%02d %s>--<%d-%02d-%02d %s>"
                     year month 1 (format-time-string "%a" (apply #'encode-time 
                     year month last-day (format-time-string "%a" (apply 
#'encode-time end)))))
    (message (substitute-command-keys (concat "Use \\[yank] to yank " ts)))
    (kill-new ts)))



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