Shell script wrapper around "cal" that highlights today's date:

Download source code - hcal.sh

Source code listing:

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      	#!/bin/sh 
      	# highlights today's date in /usr/bin/cal's output - Aleksey Tsalolikhin, 2007 
      	HL_ON='^[[1;7m'	#highlight on 
      	HL_OFF='^[[m'	#highlight off 
      	TODAY=`date +%e` 
      	cal | sed -e 's:$: :' -e "s:$TODAY :${HL_ON}${TODAY}${HL_OFF} :"


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