Commit 8a3ba1aa by Edward M. Reingold

### Describe diary-float function.

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 ... ... @@ -774,7 +774,7 @@ can use @end smallexample @noindent and your diary will show and the fancy diary will show @smallexample Ruth & Ed's anniversary @end smallexample ... ... @@ -792,14 +792,42 @@ example, @end smallexample @noindent causes your diary to show causes the fancy diary to show @smallexample Rake leaves @end smallexample @noindent on October 22, November 22, and December 22 of any year. on October 22, November 22, and December 22 of every year. @findex diary-float The function @code{diary-float} allows you to describe diary entries that apply to dates like the third Friday of November, or the last Tuesday in April. The parameters are the @var{month}, @var{dayname}, and an index @var{n}. The entry appears on the @var{n}th @var{dayname} of @var{month}, where @var{dayname}=0 means Sunday, 1 means Monday, and so on. If @var{n} is negative it counts backward from the end of @var{month}. The value of @var{month} can be a list of months, a single month, or @code{t} to specify all months. You can also use an optional parameter @var{day} to specify the @var{n}th @var{dayname} of @var{month} on or after/before @var{day}; the value of @{day} defaults to 1 if @var{n} is positive and to the last day of @var{month} if @var{n} is negative. For example, @smallexample %%(diary-float t 1 -1) Pay rent @end smallexample @noindent causes the fancy diary to show @smallexample Pay rent @end smallexample @noindent on the last Monday of every month. The generality of sexp diary entries lets you specify any diary entry that you can describe algorithmically. A sexp diary entry contains an ... ...
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