Holiday Generating Function
Generates a collection of holidays.
holidays(years, type = "USFederal", move = FALSE)
the years for which to generate holidays.
the names of holidays to generate.
a logical value. If TRUE, move the holidays to the nearest weekday.
This function calls the holiday.xxx functions,
where xxx takes on the value of each of the strings
in the type argument.
If these functions do not exist, an error occurs.
After calling the holiday.xxx functions,
holidays calls holiday.nearest.weekday
if move is TRUE. This moves the holidays so they occur
on weekdays. move can also be given as a logical vector,
in which case each element applies to the corresponding element of type.
returns a time/date object containing the specified holidays, in chronological order.
The time of day in the returned value is midnight in the time zone
given by timeDateOptions("time.zone").
## Generate Christmas, New Years, and Veterans day, moving Christmas
## and New Years to the nearest weekday
holidays(1994:2005, c("Christmas", "NewYears", "Veterans"),
c(TRUE, TRUE, FALSE))