A Simple Trick to Print Any Year Calendar from MAC

Last Updated: December 23, 2013
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This is a simple trick to see and print any year calendar from MAC’s text editor. It is easy to search and see any month or year calendar in MAC terminal with a single command. This trick saves lot of time if you are searching for an old date or day from your MAC.mac cal

If you want to print this calendar, you can export to MAC text editor and you can do that. Please open your terminal and type

[quote]  cal 2000[/quote]

to bring up year 2000 calendar. See here syntax for the cal command.


[quote]Cal                               : Current Month Calendar[/quote]

[quote]Cal year                      : Particular year calendar (eg: cal 2000)[/quote]

[quote]Cal month year          : Calendar of the month (1-12) and year (1-9999)[/quote]


If you want to export this calendar to TextEdit and print from there, please add

[quote]| open –f[/quote]

with the cal command. See the example below.

[quote]cal 2050 | open -f[/quote]



You can see the full calendar of the year 2050 from the above screen shot. The [quote]| open –f[/quote] command outputs the terminal calendar to Text Editor and you can print from there like a regular text document.

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