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The qppstudio Worldwide Public Holidays Database

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The qppstudio worldwide public holidays database contains the worldwide bank and public holidays for all 197 countries and 48 semi-autonomous territories of the world.

 

Licensing

 

The Q++Studio diary and calendar publishing software includes the qppstudio worldwide public holidays data in the Q++Samples folder of the holidays manager, and this data and bi-annual updates may be used within the Q++Studio software.

 

It is also possible to license qppstudio worldwide public holidays separately, as yearly Excel files, which may be used outside of the Q++Studio software. For more details, see the qppstudio licensing page.

 

Recurrence Rules

 

This database of worldwide public holidays is made up of recurrence rules (such as: Good Friday = 2 days before Easter) so that, based on today's national public holidays legislation and traditional rules, you could use the current database of recurrence rule of Q++Studio, to immediately calculate world holidays for the next 50 or even 100 years.

 

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Changes to Rules and Legislation

 

However, the rules determining the observed dates of public holidays do change; some are added, some are removed, some are renamed, ...

 

To ensure that the  Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database always remains up-to-date, we constantly monitor worldwide news sources, and government sources, to ensure that the rules that are contained in the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database always remain up to date.

 

For a glimpse at recent changes in worldwide public holidays, you can see the news and updates page of our website or the News tab of our Android or iPhone and iPad apps which are 100% ad-free and whose data feed is updated nightly.

 

Your XE3 license includes the use, within Q++Studio, of the qppstudio worldwide public holidays database which is updated twice a year (February 1st and July 1st).

 

Linking your holidays to the Worldwide Public Holidays Database

 

You can link any of your holidays sets as well as link any individual recurring holiday to the Worldwide Public Holidays Database.

 

Mobile Phone Access

 

The qppstudio worldwide public holidays database can also be accessed using our free apps for Android or iPhone and iPad.

 


Topic 177895, last updated on 20-Dec-2023