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doc/clock.n: clearer form explaininng format groups on output Leaf check-in: c329277210 user: sebres tags: core-8-5-branch
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Clean-up compat functions, not using "register" any more, and fix some signatures (constify) matchin... check-in: e07b8fb1ee user: jan.nijtmans tags: core-8-5-branch
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time zone when converting local times.  This caveat does not apply to
UTC times.)
.SH "FORMAT GROUPS"
The following format groups are recognized by the \fBclock scan\fR and
\fBclock format\fR commands.
.TP
\fB%a\fR
On output, receives an abbreviation (\fIe.g.,\fR \fBMon\fR) for the day
of the week in the given locale.  On input, matches the name of the day
of the week in the given locale (in either abbreviated or full form, or
any unique prefix of either form).
.TP
\fB%A\fR
On output, receives the full name (\fIe.g.,\fR \fBMonday\fR) of the day
of the week in the given locale.  On input, matches the name of the day
of the week in the given locale (in either abbreviated or full form, or
any unique prefix of either form).
.TP
\fB%b\fR
On output, receives an abbreviation (\fIe.g.,\fR \fBJan\fR) for the name
of the month in the given locale.  On input, matches the name of the month
in the given locale (in either abbreviated or full form, or
any unique prefix of either form).
.TP
\fB%B\fR
On output, receives the full name (\fIe.g.,\fR \fBJanuary\fR)
of the month in the given locale.  On input, matches the name of the month
in the given locale (in either abbreviated or full form, or
any unique prefix of either form).
.TP
\fB%c\fR
On output, receives a localized representation of date and time of day;
the localized representation is expected to use the Gregorian calendar.
On input, matches whatever \fB%c\fR produces.
.TP
\fB%C\fR
On output, receives the number of the century in Indo-Arabic numerals.
On input, matches one or two digits, possibly with leading whitespace,
that are expected to be the number of the century.
.TP
\fB%d\fR
On output, produces the number of the day of the month, as two decimal
digits.  On input, matches one or two digits, possibly with leading
whitespace, that are expected to be the number of the day of the month.







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time zone when converting local times.  This caveat does not apply to
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.SH "FORMAT GROUPS"
The following format groups are recognized by the \fBclock scan\fR and
\fBclock format\fR commands.
.TP
\fB%a\fR
On output, produces an abbreviation (\fIe.g.,\fR \fBMon\fR) for the day
of the week in the given locale.  On input, matches the name of the day
of the week in the given locale (in either abbreviated or full form, or
any unique prefix of either form).
.TP
\fB%A\fR
On output, produces the full name (\fIe.g.,\fR \fBMonday\fR) of the day
of the week in the given locale.  On input, matches the name of the day
of the week in the given locale (in either abbreviated or full form, or
any unique prefix of either form).
.TP
\fB%b\fR
On output, produces an abbreviation (\fIe.g.,\fR \fBJan\fR) for the name
of the month in the given locale.  On input, matches the name of the month
in the given locale (in either abbreviated or full form, or
any unique prefix of either form).
.TP
\fB%B\fR
On output, produces the full name (\fIe.g.,\fR \fBJanuary\fR)
of the month in the given locale.  On input, matches the name of the month
in the given locale (in either abbreviated or full form, or
any unique prefix of either form).
.TP
\fB%c\fR
On output, produces a localized representation of date and time of day;
the localized representation is expected to use the Gregorian calendar.
On input, matches whatever \fB%c\fR produces.
.TP
\fB%C\fR
On output, produces the number of the century in Indo-Arabic numerals.
On input, matches one or two digits, possibly with leading whitespace,
that are expected to be the number of the century.
.TP
\fB%d\fR
On output, produces the number of the day of the month, as two decimal
digits.  On input, matches one or two digits, possibly with leading
whitespace, that are expected to be the number of the day of the month.