{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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Biblatex: Date-Fields B.C.

If I wanted to quote a book written 45 B.C. - how would I have to enter the year in fields like origyear or year to cite (and list it in the bibliography) accordingly? Using the authoryear-style …
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mysterious 0 when using \formatdate

I'm writing my resume using a template and I wanted my some of the dates to be presented as e.g. 14th October I got it displayed like that using. \usepackage[UKenglish,nodayofweek]{datetime} and ...
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Capitalization of datetime format

In languages like dutch, the first letter of the names of days and months are not capitalized unless they occur as the first character of a sentence. So I added the following code in the preamble of ...
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How to display two different dates on my title page?

My aim is to display both the experiment and the report date on the title page of my report; how can I achieve my goal? Edit: Part of my code before the main part is as follows: ...
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Is it possible to parse a date string in LaTeX to convert it to a different date format?

I’m using svn-multi to include the date of the most recent Subversion commit of my documents. However, the string has the format 2013-10-13 11:05:51 +0200 (Sun, 13 Oct 2013). Is it possible to convert ...
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how to specify a date and then use it with a time format defined using the package datetime

I have a document in which I have some date and time formats defined using the package datetime. Specifically, I have something such as the following in the preamble: ...
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force \today to use EST

I'm using ShareLaTeX, which, for those who don't know, is a website that compiles LaTeX on a server. The issue is that when I type \today, it gives my the date of the server. So, for example, right ...
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biblatex: getting rid of ›nodate‹ where it's inappropriate

biblatex now has the habit of printing an (n.d.) ("no date") when a publication doesn't come with a date of publication specified, as is the case sometimes with grey literature and other obscure ...
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Date column in moderncv

I am writing my cv and with the following code \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[green]{classic} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Ordinal date in section

\monthname[10] \ordinaldate{10} produces October 10th, as expected. But once I put it into a section, I get this error: ! Argument of \@ordinalnum has an extra }. <inserted text> ...
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Dynamically change language for datetime

I am building a fairly complex letter template as article-extending class, which needs to be able to understand two languages (English and German). This is implemented via babel (with both ngerman and ...
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How can I date my entries into a latex document? (Not just one date, but several dates)

I know the \date command inserts a date in the title, but as I keep working on this document of mine I want to be able to keep a record of what I wrote on each day. I've been simply writing the date ...
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Formatting dates “day month year” with biblatex

What is the correct way to have “day month year” formatting in biblatex? Given this document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber,dateabbrev=false]{biblatex} ...
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Inserting day of the week into custom datetime format

I'm using a custom datetime format and a custom environment to generate a list of dates (for a course syllabus), and would like to modify it a bit more to add the abbreviated day name after the ...
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Making a list with dates for labels, automatically skipping days

I'm making my first syllabus in LaTeX and would like to know if there is a LaTeX-y way to generate the course schedule. Something like: 7/5 Friday: Read blah 7/8 Monday: Blah 7/10 ...
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Renaming date in revtex4

I found the similar question and answer for renaming some of the keywords, but they were for revtex4-1. Since my document is giving me strange errors when I'm using revtex4-1, and not when I'm using ...
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How to print a given date with an abbreviated month

The best I've been able to do is with isodate. It's the only package I've been able to find that works on arbitrary dates. \usepackage[orig, british, cleanlook]{isodate} \printdate{2013-06-28} ...
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Day of the year

I'm using the day of the year a lot in my documents and I wonder if I can have LaTex calculating it for me? Example: 2013178 where 2013 is (surprise) the current year (which I know could be achieved ...
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Adding several labels (year/month) to a graph in pgfplots

I would like to add several labels to a plot in pgfplots: one label for the month and one for the year, just like in this graph: I tried to use the extra tick label, but I don't know how it is ...
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Increasing dateplot's resolution to seconds

These three dots should be spread out over a period of 50 seconds, but for some reason they all appear at 13:00:30. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepgfplotslibrary{dateplot} ...
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how to add a current date, place and signature to the cv

I am using the template from here https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv/moderncv-classic/ I wanted texworks to add the latest date and also place and signature(.jpg item) everytime I typeset my cv ...
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Timestamp in document / pdf name

Let's assume my document is called test.tex. Instead of creating a test.pdf I would like to add a suffix date stamp to the filename, e.g. test_2013_05_29 (test_yyyy_mm_dd). I am compiling with ...
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How to set a first draft date and a current draft date?

I want to insert two dates into my article class TeX file: first draft date and current draft date, how can I achieve that? In most examples that I see in pdf form, it centers on the page the ...
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\today month as text

I have this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a5paper]{geometry} \usepackage[ddmmyyyy]{datetime} \renewcommand{\dateseparator}{.} \begin{document} \today \end{document} Prints: How can I ...
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How to write a date interval? [duplicate]

What is a correct way of writing a date interval? a) Jun 2010 -- Aug 2012 b) Jun 2010--Aug 2012 c) Jun 2010 - Aug 2012 d) Jun 2010-Aug 2012 c) other?
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Problems with BibLaTeX and origyear in bibliography

This is my first time posting a question here so please excuse some mistakes. What I want to do is to cite something with its original publication year and have it appear as such in my bibliography. I ...
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How to make pdf show current date? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make a pdf show the current date (not the date when it was compiled, but when it was opened/printed)? I'm making some sign sheets and it would be great if I could put the date in ...
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(missing space in) “today” formatting in Polish using polyglossia

Just discovered TeX few days ago :) Experimenting a lot now. I am trying to make a template for my thesis (which is going to use quotations and bibliography in a good few languages and some serious ...
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Omitting the date from auto insert template and modifying the items to sentence case

I am using a template which insert the date automatically. How I can remove the date? Besides, in itemizing it in upper case and put the text in center. I would like to have items in a sentence case ...
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Generating pdf files that are “viewing-time” or current system-time dependent [closed]

The \FpEval{}{} function which can be used to do computations, and store the result in a variable, in latex. For details, kindly see How can I sum two values and store the result in other variable? . ...
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Specify timezone for \today and \currenttime

Is there a way I can specify the timezone LaTeX should use when printing the \today and \currenttime (or the datetime package in general)? I need this because travisCI does build my PDF automatically ...
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Time plot with pgfplots [duplicate]

I tried to plot this type of data x y 00:00 99.42 00:15 99.44 00:30 99.41 00:45 99.37 01:00 99.00 01:15 99.29 01:30 99.51 01:45 99.58 02:00 99.49 02:15 99.50 ...
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Using calc and \year to get the years from a start date automatically in text?

I would like to say, "I have played piano for 23 years" -- but this document will have to be changed every year so I remember to make it 23, then 24, then 25. Is there a way to do something like: I ...
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Is it possible to make LaTeX retrieve date information from system clock?

Well, this question is pretty weird ;) I know TeX is strictly sandboxed, but I guess there is at least some possibility? After all, system clock (for instance, UNIX time on UNIX-like systems) is only ...
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Date declaration in datenumber

In the following MWE, \today prints the date in British format, e.g. 14th January 2013. However, \datedate prints the date as January 28, 2013. I wonder how the latter can be changed to the former. ...
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How to write date and time in footer

I am writing a report in which i need to write date and time in the footer. How do I write date and time in footer? like Jan 8, 2013 5:45 PM
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How can I make a graph with irregular time/date intervals on the x-axis?

I have a data set that has values for a set of dates, but these dates don't have a regular interval (i.e. 1 Feb., 3 Feb., 15 Feb., 5 March) . So my question is: is there a package or other method to ...
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Include Date in Table of Contents of Combine Document [closed]

Is it possible to include the date in the Table of Contents when using the combine class? I have a document that is a collection of many articles that have been written over a long period of time and ...
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Query regarding usage of \date

Hi I am using Texmaker to create some documents. When I use \date{text} the text being any date, and then run the .tex file I don't see the date in the PDF file. It's just blank. Not sure why. Is ...
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Does \today use the system clock or take time off of a time server?

I would like to know whether \today gets time off of a time server or the system clock, and when. Does it get the time when compiling? Upon viewing the document created?
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How to implement a \tomorrow in latex

I was asked how to implement a \tomorrow macro in TeX/LaTeX. While I could come up with a reasonably good solution, working for one document class, I don't see how that could be achieved in a document ...
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How to generate the date in portuguese?

TexStudio will generate the date like "December 8, 2012", and I need it to generate in Portuguese, like "8 de Dezembro de 2012". How can I configure that? (isodate package doesn't contain Portuguese) ...
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Why does latex think it's tomorrow already?

Strange problem here: Brandon@forge ~/Dropbox/research.local/oil $ date Tue, Nov 27, 2012 6:14:23 PM Brandon@forge ~/Dropbox/research.local/oil $ cat <<EOF | pdflatex \documentclass{article} ...
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Month Name in Upper case [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I “unprotect” an argument? I'm trying to print date at title page of a document as NOVEMBER 2012. I'm using the datetime package to format the date as month ...
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Typesetting time

I want to typeset time so it looks beautiful. Here's my first attempt: \documentclass[a5paper,11pt,landscape,parskip]{scrartcl} \usepackage[top=1cm, bottom=1cm, left=1cm, right=1cm]{geometry} ...
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keep svninfo package from overwriting \today?

I use the package svninfo to put the svn revision on my title page so that I know which version people are looking at when they give me feedback. My titlepage also contains the current date though ...
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pgfplots data time format

I have this type of data set: Time State 22:54:14.716 5 22:54:14.716 5 22:54:14.716 5 22:54:14.716 5 22:54:14.729 4 22:54:14.919 1 22:54:14.919 1 22:54:15.128 5 I ...
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\date command - replacing “Date:” by something else

I'm using \documentclass{amsart}. In the tex file, before \maketitle I write \date{22th october 2012}, and then I obtain "Date: 22th october 2012." as a result. Using \date, I want it to print ...
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Are the datetime package and the memoir class known to conflict?

Using the \formatdate macro from the datetime package within a \date definition seems to break when using the memoir class. Is this just something strange that I'm doing because it seems reasonable. ...
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Getting rid of numbers

How would I get rid of the date, and the numbers 1 and 2? My latex code is below. I cant post images as Im a new user, sorry! \documentclass[10pt]{article} \begin{document} \title{Banana Cake} ...