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Re: List of Month Names

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  • Subject: [mg93615] Re: List of Month Names
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 07:20:38 -0500 (EST)

On 11/17/08 at 6:17 AM, djmpark at comcast.net (David Park) wrote:

>Is there a short Mathematica command to obtain a list of month names
>or short month names in order, without having to type them all in by
>hand? And same question for days of the week.

for months

In[4]:= Table[DateString[{0, n}, {"MonthNameShort"}], {n, 12}]

Out[4]= {Jan,Feb,Mar,Apr,May,Jun,Jul,Aug,Sep,Oct,Nov,Dec}

for days

In[6]:= Table[DateString[{0, 0, n + 4}, {"DayNameShort"}], {n, 7}]

Out[6]= {Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun}


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