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The Display  USA Holidays  command displays  a window of  the major  US
holidays  for a specific  year.  The  actual date  and day of  week are
also displayed.  A print option and an outfile option also exist.

If  an outfile is requested,  the model file is  TAADATUP with a record
name of HOLIDAYR.

A typical command  to display the holidays  for the current year  would


The fixed  holidays (such as New  Years) are handled  in the DSPHOLIDAY
programs.    See  the  RTVHOLIDAY tool  for  a  discussion  of  how the
floating holidays (such as Labor Day) are handled.

Command parameters                                    *CMD

   YEAR          The  year of  the  holidays  to  be  displayed.    The
                 default is *CURRENT  for the current year.   A year in
                 the range of 1940-2039 may be specified.

   OUTPUT        How  the  output  should  be  displayed.   *  means  a
                 display   appears    if    the   command    is    used
                 interactively.   If  the command  is run  in batch  or
                 *PRINT  is specified,  a spooled  file  named HOLIDAYS
                 is  output.    If *OUTFILE  is  specified,  an outfile
                 named HOLIDAYP is created.

   PRTTYPE       The layout  of the  printed  output.   The default  is

                 *LANDSCAPE may  be specified to rotate  the output 180

   OUTLIB        The  library  in  which  the  file  HOLIDAYP  will  be
                 placed.  The default is  *LIBL.  If the HOLIDAYP  file
                 does not already exist, a library must be named.

   OUTMBR        The  member of  the  GRPPRFP file  to  be  used.   The
                 default  is HOLIDAYP.   If the  member does  not exist
                 it is added.

   REPLACE       A *YES/*NO  value for  whether  the member  should  be
                 cleared before writing  records into it.   The default
                 is *YES.

                 *NO may  be specified to  add records to  any existing


Only specific holidays are displayed.

Only the years 1940-2039 are provided for most holiday.

Easter  and the  related holidays are  provided for  the Western Church


The following TAA Tools must be on your system:

     FILEFDBCK       File feedback
     RTVDAT          Retrieve date
     RTVHOLIDAY      Retrieve holiday
     SNDESCMSG       Send escape message


None, the tool is ready to use.

Objects used by the tool

   Object        Type    Attribute      Src member    Src file
   ------        ----    ---------      ----------    ----------

   DSPHOLIDAY    *CMD                   TAADATU       QATTCMD
   TAADATUC      *PGM       CLP         TAADATUC      QATTCL
   TAADATUR      *PGM       RPG         TAADATUR      QATTRPG
   TAADATUR2     *PGM       RPG         TAADATUR2     QATTRPG

Added to TAA Productivity tools March 1, 1998

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