{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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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} ...
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Clock with powerdot and beamer

I would like to use powerdot to compose a document. I want to have a clock in the pdf file, but it does not show. If I am using Beamer, then how can I have a clock as in powerdot? Please help me. ...
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How to create counters that display and increment dates in ConTeXt?

I need to create a document that has section titles named "October 1, 2012", "October 2, 2012", etc., like this: \section{October 1, 2012} This is text for the first day. \section{October 2, ...
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Format date without year

Using \formatdate from datetime, I can get a date properly formatted in multiple languages: \formatdate{3}{4}{2012} However, I would like to only use the day and month and leave the year behind. ...
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Expanding command in \addchaptertocentry

I'm using a counter to increment months in a journal and the datetime package to turn the counter into months. The months then become chapter titles in the document, so I have something like this: ...
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BibTeX month format

Please i'd like to display the month in French in the pdf, have you an idea ? @Misc{url-site, key = {site}, title = {\textit{site}}, month = jun, year = {2012}, howpublished = {URL: ...
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Extract year from parameter containing date [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I split a date? Does anyone know how to extract year from date in parameter of own macro? Namely, \themacro#1{...} where #1 contain either date already in ...
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Original date of publication in Biblatex

I am using a bibliography that contains items with the original date of publication, as well as the modern reprint. A typical entry, for instance is: @book{Mill1965, author = {Mill, John Stuart}, ...
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Passing day, month and year to my macro

I just wanted to ask, how to do something like this - I have my own macro, that needs custom date passed as arguments: \newcommand{\introduction}[3]{ This is regarding your loan application that was ...
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date not in title page, can't find isodate package

Between begin and end titlepage, I use \date{\today}. C-c C-c does not complain, but no date shows up. I saw another guy using isodate, but I don't have that package. On aptitude search ~n^texlive, ...
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Getting origyear to work in biblatex

I have just switched from natbib to biblatex, because I wanted to add translator entries to my bibliography. I am now trying to get origyear to work. Before my entry was like this: ...
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Disable month in biblatex bibliography?

Currently my bibliography items are printed like this: R. B. Griffiths, Nonanalytic Behavior Above the Critical Point in a Random Ising Ferromagnet, Physical Review Letters 23 (July 1969), pp. ...
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Date format in text and address block

In my generated letter I use \formatdate{\MDay}{\MMonth}{\MYear}. In header I specific \usepackage[nodayofweek,level]{datetime}. I have got then date like 10th May, 2012, but I would like only 10th ...
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Range of Dates (1999-01 — 2012-12)?

How to typeset range expressed with dash of two ISO8601 dates ? 2010-01--2012-03 or 2010-01---2012-03 or another option ?
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Creating a simple table article; multi line table headings, display date on same line as caption and double underlines

I have written my first LaTeX document, and although it broadly looks like how I want it to, I want to polish it further to give it a bit more of a profession look - alas, this si where I have come ...
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Is my \date broken?

When using \date{}, I get this weird result: (I've blurred out some parts, since they're, well, sensitive for me) Why is it doing this? I'm using isodate, but it's not the issue, I've commented it ...
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Why does \today crash in Tufte-LaTeX using 'isodate' when passed as an argument?

I'm trying to use the isodate package with Tufte-LaTeX, but get ! Illegal parameter number in definition of \reserved@a. when I use \today as an argument to certain functions (e.g. \printdate or ...
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Require a certain (or later) version of a package?

Is there a way to enforce that a certain version, or a later version, of a package is loaded when building the document? I've found that compiling a document on another platform, where the package ...
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pgfplots dateplot: automated labels on full hours?

I have some data as a function of time. I plot it using dateplot from the pgfplots package. I would like to have x labels in hours and minutes. For every day, I would like to have an additional ...
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date interpretation from numbers to regular

I was wondering if there exists such a package, or an option, to write the date in the form 31.1.2012 for example, and then have LaTeX present it as "January 31, 2012". I am actually using LyX and ...
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How to get datetime to print “12.34pm”, not “12:34 noon”, at 34 minutes past noon?

When it uses the 12-hour clock, datetime prints "noon" instead of "pm" when the time is between 12 noon and 1pm. Probably a bug rather than by design? How can it be made to print "12.34pm" rather ...
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How do I split a date?

I need to split a date (German format) and store its single elements in variables (to use it in TikZ-calendar). A German formatted date looks like 23.01.2012 (Day.Month.Year), so I could use the dots ...
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What is the XeTeX equivalent of \pdfcreationdate?

I need the time to 1-second resolution. datetime uses \pdfcreationdate for this, but only under pdf(La)TeX. As a result under XeLaTeX, this: \usepackage{datetime} ... ...
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How to define and use the date format “1 Jan 2012 7.03am”

How can I define and use the date format "1 Jan 2012 7.03am"?
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Date in CV in English

I'm translating my CV from Finnish to English. How can I change the date when I compile the file? It says 19. tammikuuta 2012 in Finnish. \documentclass[a4paper]{amsart} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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How to make time-dependent code?

I would like to create a command \ifafter{year}{month}{day}{yes}{no} so that if the current date is after year/month/day, the command would produce yes, and otherwise produce no. I came up with a ...
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Time of the day or time period using the package siunitx

I would like to display the time of the day like 18h30 or 18h30m with siunitx. Is there a proper way to display time and time intervals? I have read some discussions on the Mailing-List, but it seems ...
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The command \year gives a number instead of text. How is it done?

As I know, in the command sequence \the\year, \year gives a number, and \the converts it to text. What I don't understand is, how to make a command that results in a number but not a piece of text ...
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Timer in beamer footline [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to add a timer to a Beamer presentation? Is there a way to add a timer at the footline of a beamer presentation that will tell us how long the ...
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Insert relative date and time specifications?

How can I specify a relative date and let LaTeX insert the resulting absolute one? For example like this: \somedatecommand{next thursday} Which should result in: Thursday, 20.10.2011 Or: ...
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Date format in LaTeX

I use UKenglish package. And the \date command produces the date like so: 10th October 2011. But I want just 10 October 2011; th should be omitted. How can this be done? I tried using datetime ...
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Customize displayed time zone with svn-multi and \svnfiledate

When using the svn-multi package together with \svnfiledate it returns 2011-10-05 22:18:31 +0200 (Wed, 05 Oct 2011); Is there some way of customization to get the following only: 2011-10-05 ...
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Setting the date in an elsarticle

Consider the following elsarticle document: \documentclass[preprint,12pt]{elsarticle} \journal{Journal of something} \begin{document} \begin{frontmatter} \title{My article} \begin{abstract} Summary ...