{datetime} is about either setting time stamps for your document or handling time data in {diagrams} (e.g., using {pgfplots}). If you are setting the date/time for a title, include the {titles} tag.

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TeX yells at me that the `xxivtime` option in `datetime` can't be found, but it's there

I've been using \usepackage[ddmmyyyy,xxivtime]{datetime} to timestamp compilations of a document somewhat longer than this one: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ddmmyyyy,xxivtime]{datetime} ...
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bibtex - Change format of urldate

I have the problem that I use the citation manager Citavi and it can only export in the format urldate = {dd.mm.yyyy}. However Bibtex needs the format urldate = {yyyy-mm-dd}. It is not really ...
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package [datetime] not working with [titling]

Below is an SSCCE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{datetime} %\usepackage{titling} %if this line is uncommented compilation fails \begin{document} \newdate{date2}{08}{02}{2015} ...
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How should I parse an ISO date in expl3?

Assuming date is ISO-formatted (YYYY-MM-DD), how can I parse out its individual parts into variables? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \ExplSyntaxOn \int_new:N \mytest_date_day_int ...
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Dynamic date in section and TOC

I am trying to dynamically insert a custom date within a section title like so: (somewhere in preamble): \newdate{prevdate}{14}{01}{2015} \date{\displaydate{prevdate}} (somewhere in document): ...
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how to insert the date (today) in the middle of a document

So the question is simple: Instead of having the date in the title, how do you manage to put the current date in the middle of the text, within the document? Thanks
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How do I print out dates in YYYY-MMM-DD format?

Is there an easy way to print out dates in the format of 2014-Jan-15. Being in North America, Canada not the USA, there are too many date formats in use. To remove any chance of confusion the ...
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Problem with nodate and date sorting in author-date biblatex

I have problems (1) nodate, and as a result with (2) datesorting with biblatex 2.9a, Biber 1.8, pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded format=pdflatex) (1) nodate I cannot ...
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Calculations with dates

I want to make a table where I describe every week some facts, in two specific days. These days are fixed in the table, but they are selected arbitrarily. I would like to print the dates of each date ...
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How to add and subtract hours and minutes

Is there a package which adds and subtracts hours and minutes. I mean, I would like to define \newcommand{\time}{10:00} and use it in the document as \time + 00:20 = 10:20 \time + 01:30 = 11:30 My ...
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Using currfile and Datetime to format a diary page

To create something like a diary, I am using a number of input files within 2 directories a MONTH directory named 01-12 and a day directory within each month...01-31 so 12/ (December) which has a ...
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datetime: date without year

This question is similar to Format date without year, but I can't deduce the answers. I would like to delete the year in a date, \documentclass{article} \usepackage[spanish,mexico]{babel} ...
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Why does \the\day not work in my macro?

(TeX-Code!) I have defined a TeX-macro to compare date and time values. Everything works well, until I put in \the\day, to call the current value of it. Can someone imagine, why this works with all ...
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The first 9 days of the month as a string

Is there a way to show the first 9 days of the month as 01, 02, 03 etc. \the\day prints 1, 2, 3 etc.
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How can I keep a cellcontent static?

I have defined a TeX-macro to compare date and time information. Within a single box, there is no problem, but if used in a table, in different columns or lines, as shown below, the result is 0. ...
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Compute the difference between two time points on different dates

This is a follow-up question to How to compute the difference between two time points (e.g., 11:30 am and 01:20 pm => 110 min)?. Consider the code from David's excellent answer here: ...
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Month/Year Format in Latex

This should be a easy question, but I didn't find answer from googling. The date format I wan is: Month(letter), Year(numerical). For example, I want: November, 2014. Of course, I can manually achieve ...
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Format date {yyy-mm-dd} as “mmm 'yy”

I have been struggling with this for some time, with combinations of the isodate and datetime packages, without success. I would like to create a macro that receives an input in the format ...
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\shortmonthname for German in datetime

It seems that if you set your document to ngerman, datetime currently only supports abbreviated names for the days of the week (Mo, Di, Mi …), but not for month names (Jan, Feb, Mär …). Is there ...
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What macros do I have to invoke to get the day of month, month, and year?

What macros do I have to invoke to get the day of month, month, and year of the current date? I am a beginner in LaTeX.
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“Dimension too large” while working with serial date numbers

I export plots using matlab2tikz and pgfplots from MATLAB to TeX. Most of my plots contain "serial date numbers", which are the days since January 0, 0000. As you can guess, the numbers get quite ...
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How to compute the difference between two time points (e.g., 11:30 am and 01:20 pm => 110 min)?

Is there a simple way to compute the difference between two times (same day), so 11:30 am and 01:20 pm should lead to 110 min (or 1h 50min), for example? I saw the datenumber package but it only seems ...
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datetime causes incorrect date format even when babel is loaded first

According to the package manual, datetime supports language-sensitive date formats provided that babel is loaded first. The example on page 2 is: \usepackage[francais]{babel} \usepackage{datetime} ...
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print hour & minutes in french style

I'm using babel, datetime & siunitx but I don't see an automatic way to mark and to write time in the french style. It's possible with plain hour with datetime: SI{18}{\hour} -> 18 h. But for ...
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fmtcount problems with french & newcommand

I built & used a complex command \qd this spring who requires datetime package and therefore fmtcount. I start again to use my command these days, but occurred some changes. I suspect updates of ...
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How to compare two times from datetime package

I have this code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{datetime} \begin{document} \currenttime \par \formattime{18}{0}{0} \end{document} and want to compare these times if the time is before or ...
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What is the time for the beginning of a day? \formattime{00}{00}{00} or \formattime{24}{00}{00}

I have set \settimeformat{ampmtime}, and I want to print a time which is the very beginning of the day. For \formattime{00}{00}{00}, it gives me 12:00am; for \formattime{24}{00}{00}, it gives me ...
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Using macros in Memoir chapter for a Diary

I'm trying to create an automatic chapter head which displays the day of the week and date (kind of like a diary entry) I have a directory called "august" within which is a file called 01.tex. The ...
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\usepackage's phantom \ifnum [duplicate]

So I'm trying my hand at creating some packages (on WriteLaTeX, because my Surface can't run TeX1), and have run into a rather fascinating problem. My packages just won't load; they complain about ...
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How to use Eastern Armenian month names instead of Western Armenian?

When using for example the datetime package and printing month names, LaTeX uses Western Armenian month names: Յունուար Փետրուար Մարտ Ապրիլ Մայիս Յունիս Յուլիս Օգոստոս Սեպտեմբեր Հոկտեմբեր Նոյեմբեր ...
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Time calculations

Based on a given starting time, I'd like to automatically calculate a time table. Based on https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/de.comp.text.tex/BQrRUYmDrHw I put the following MWE together: ...
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Advancing \today by x days [duplicate]

New LaTex user here, hoping you can help me. I am drafting a letter, the submission date of which I do not yet know. For this reason I am dating it using \today. However, in the text of the letter, ...
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Problem working fontspec, babel and datetime with cyrillic

I have discovered that fontspec with russian babel settings doesn't work with datetime package. I tried to compile such code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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\the\year in Roman and \the\month in text

I would like to get the month in text e.g., June and the year in Roman, e.g. MMXIV when I call \the\month and \the\year I also would like to avoid using any external package (I found some related ...
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Change \the\year

Is it possible to make LaTeX believe that the current year is 2012, so that \the\year prints 2012? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} % What to do so that the following prints 2012? ...
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How to input current date directly from datetime to pgfgantt

I would like to input the current date taken from "datetime" into the "pgfgantt" package to update the date bar automatically at compilation. The date seems to be in the correct format, however ...
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Print week number in title

Is there is a way to insert week number instead to type it directly? My current document code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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Custom Date on Latex

I have the following code: \shortdayofweekname{<day>}{<month>}{<year>}. Packages: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to create a timeline with chronosys or something similar?

I need to create a timeline in latex. This is what I have right now \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{chronosys} \begin{document} \startchronology ...
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Custom Dates for every date

In LaTeX you can output the current date by writing \today in your document. This is very handy if you want to set the date of the document to today. Normally I write the preamble of my documents like ...
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Wrong date format if datenumber is loaded after datetime

The date format is wrong when datetime and datenumber are used at the same time, datenumber being loaded after datetime. As can be tested with the following MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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\datetime don't work in \index

I'm building a complex index of dates & I'm using a lot of home commands. All is ok except using \datetime commands with argument for exemple ...
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Time passed from a specific date

I would like to put in my resume N years experience in Java where N would be generated based on the date provided in the LaTeX file. Preferably in rounded years, i.e. If the beginning date was ...
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How remove title page's set date

how to delete the surrounded date without deleting the footer's date? I've tried \date{}, but this would remove the footer's date too.
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How can I get a date object in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I want a date object I can just sprinkle throughout my document at any moment. For example, I might type "Today (\date) happens to be quite nice."
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Determine last day of given month

I want to determine how many days there are in a particular month. Using the datenumber package, I thought I could simply set the date to the 1st of the next month and then back up one day would be ...
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Printing full date in bibliography (BibLaTeX)

How can I get biblatex to print the full date in the references? I could have sworn it used to do this all by itself and I've got some old files where I've managed this, but I can't see anything in ...
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datetime (fmtcount) problem with \ordinalnum

I'm using \ordinalnum with datetime package (the same with fmtcount package), but in french, the height & the size of the superscript using \ordinalnum are different from those of (for exemple) ...
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Add (n) working days to a specific date

My g-brief will contain something like "I have noted a deadline for your answer of ten working days until...". Is there a package or way to add n working-days (ie. mon-fri, let's not over complicate ...
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Omitting date when exporting from org-mode

How can I omit the date from being displayed when exporting to LaTeX from emacs org-mode? This (within the .org file) works to omit the date when exporting to ascii: #+OPTIONS: timestamp nil But ...