Holidays Sets are containers for the 4 following types of data:
Rules for the dates of events that are recurrent (ie. come back, usually, every year). Examples are: Christmas (every year on December 25) aor Good Friday (2 days before Easter). Recurring holidays are often referred to, simply, as holidays.
Dates of events that will occur once only. Examples are "300 days before the year 2000" or "Opening of the XXVth Olympics in Atlanta".
Based on the Catholic saints, or northern European namedays, where every day of the year is associated with one of more names. For example July 12 is Saint Olivier.
These are religious one time dates. They are used to place religious holidays along with or in the place of the current date's saint/nameday. For example you might want to show the day's saint every day except on major religious holidays such as Easter. You would then use Easter as a Saints/Namedays Exception.
Holidays Sets are usually combined into holidays lists and used in the following contexts:
•The script line properties Macros, MiniCalendars, Moon Options, Slogan Rules, and Variable Dates also refer to Holidays Sets, either directly or through the possible use of tokens in one of their options.
Topic 104010, last updated on 01-Aug-2020