seq date

Print sequences of dates

Signature

> seq date --separator --output-format --input-format --begin-date --end-date --increment --days --reverse

Parameters

  • --separator {string}: separator character (defaults to \n)
  • --output-format {string}: prints dates in this format (defaults to %Y-%m-%d)
  • --input-format {string}: give argument dates in this format (defaults to %Y-%m-%d)
  • --begin-date {string}: beginning date range
  • --end-date {string}: ending date
  • --increment {int}: increment dates by this number
  • --days {int}: number of days to print
  • --reverse: print dates in reverse

Examples

print the next 10 days in YYYY-MM-DD format with newline separator

> seq date --days 10

print the previous 10 days in YYYY-MM-DD format with newline separator

> seq date --days 10 -r

print the previous 10 days starting today in MM/DD/YYYY format with newline separator

> seq date --days 10 -o '%m/%d/%Y' -r

print the first 10 days in January, 2020

> seq date -b '2020-01-01' -e '2020-01-10'

print every fifth day between January 1st 2020 and January 31st 2020

> seq date -b '2020-01-01' -e '2020-01-31' -n 5

starting on May 5th, 2020, print the next 10 days in your locale's date format, colon separated

> seq date -o %x -s ':' -d 10 -b '2020-05-01'