{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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Create custom date command using numbers

Is there any way to create a custom command that prints the date (using the language specified in babel to be possible) from a given ISO 8601-formatted date? What I would like is that \today ...
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Omit the date in \maketitle *without blanking the date*

So, this is building on Omitting the date when using \maketitle; but I'd still like to include the date in the page footer. This means \date{} isn't an option. (Of course, I'd like to get rid of the ...
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Replicate behavior from datetime package with datetime2 package

The datetime package is now obsolete and I would like to switch to the newer datetime2 pacakge, but I am having trouble recreating the behavior that I used the datetime package for. The following MWE ...
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How to create a date and time plot with TikZ and pgfplots

What I want to achieve is a graph, which shows the working hours per day. Input should be the triple of date, arrival time and leaving time. The x-axis holds the dates and the y-axis shows the working ...
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biblatex show urldate as full date

I am trying to use biblatex to format the reference to print the urldate in long form (Australian order) to match my universities style guide. I modified all the other fields using biblatex.cfg I ...
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How to add a date into the name field of includepdf?

I'm using Sweave to automate the creation of a report, and I want to include a PDF into my document, but the PDF and its name are updated daily (because they are produced using Sweave). For example ...
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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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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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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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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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Date Calculations (output should be the fixed day of the month)

I'm building a LaTeX document that already got the date from other files. The date showed as 23 November 2015 as the example (by \today). Then I need to output another date related to this original ...
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Conflict between polyglossia and datetime package

The goal of my document is to have a date in the following format <AAAA> <month> le <JJ>, so I use the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{article} ...
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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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Package tracklang Error: Dialect `iso' is not predefined

I added the package datetime2 so i could write out the todays time in the ISO standard. \usepackage[iso]{datetime2} I get a error saying that iso is not predefined. datetime2.sty 159 Package ...
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Date format: YYYY-MM-DD

Currently I put the date in my document using: \date{\today} How do I display the date in the YYYY-MM-DD format?
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Change month names in \today command

The \today command will print the Latin name of the month with the nynorsk language option. I would like to change this by using the more traditional (and still very commonly used in speech) system of ...
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How to make a new date format with abbreviated names of months with the datetime package?

I am looking to save and re-use dates which needs to be displayed in a format such as Oct. 25. How do I do that please? I read the documentation in datetime package. They do have shortmonthname ...
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How to write today's date which does not change afterwards? [duplicate]

In latex, the command \today displays today's date. Consider that I write something like: Updated news: \today. It appears like Updated news: Saturday, October 24, 2015 After a while, when I ...
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Increasing datetime resolution, to be used for log files

I have some log files with a full time stamp like this: time value 2015-10-15 13:16:48.019901 56 2015-10-15 13:16:48.066701 53 2015-10-15 13:16:48.097900 57 2015-10-15 13:16:51.126281 61 ...
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How do I insert yesterdays date instead of today? [duplicate]

I usually generate a report for the previous day (as I imagine isn't all too uncommon) and so I'd like to date it with yesterday's date instead of today. Currently I have: \title{foo} \date{\today} ...
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Australian date formatting with Biblatex and APA style?

In my references I'd like my dates to be written as "day month year". I've been able to achieve this following the top answer here Formatting dates “day month year” with biblatex. However, as soon as ...
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Alternative text for Javascript (form) boxes for viewers that don't support Javascript?

I am using the tdclock package to display the current date and time. In looks pretty good in Acrobat, but in other viewers (like Evince) it looks terrible because they don't support Javascripts and ...
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Fixed date without maketitle

begin{document} \pagenumbering{roman} \begin{titlepage} \begin{center} \includegraphics[scale=0.8]{logo}\\[0.9cm] {\huge title...... \\} \vspace{1.5cm} ...
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XY plot from date/time data table using pgfplots

I have a dataset in the format shown below, which I have exported from R using export.table() function. I want to make an XY plot using pgfplots, where x=time, and y=value, and the points are ...
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AMSART: Including two dates

In amsart, how do you include two dates (in the footnotes)? Specifically, another one (displayed after the label Last update) in addition to the default one (\date), with the same options. ...
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How to write a non-today date in latex with localization formatting?

I've tried googling around and all I have found is a lot of example on how to format \today. But that isn't what I want. Instead, I want a way to format historical dates based on the localization ...
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Create sequence of dates in a table

I would like to create a sequence of dates with weekly increments, which should be shown in a table environment. I've been fiddling around with a code snippet posted in this forum (Generate a ...
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How can I eliminate spurious spacing using datetime with a modified .def?

I am trying to construct a corrected version of dt-welsh.def for use with the datetime package. In part, this is because my existing set up depends on datetime and, in part, it is because datetime2 is ...
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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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How to get automatic date generated in a LaTeX file?

I tried using the datetime package, but it doesn't display the date in the format I want. What I would like is something like August 30, 2015. How do I do this?
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Omitting the date when using \maketitle

I'm using the \author and \title commands to produce a title with \maketitle. I also know that there is a \date command to specify the date of my work. However, if I omit \date, \maketitle will ...
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Selectively citing full month name with biblatex-ieee?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ bibencoding=utf8, backend=biber, natbib, style=ieee, % this abbreviates month always! dateabbrev=true, % but this (alone) seems to ...
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Allow line breaks in date ranges?

Code: \documentclass[10pt,paper=14.8cm:21cm,BCOR=10mm,DIV=12,parskip=half] {scrbook} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} Markus hat den ...
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How to change date format to German?

I use the \today comment, then it produces den 26th February. However I want den 26ten Februar. How can I change that?
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Equivalent of `newdateformat` in `datetime2`?

The datetime package has recently been withdrawn and replaced by datetime2. Any idea for the equivalent of newdateformat in datetime2 ?
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Does termcal work with datetime?

I'm using both datetime and termcal together in a document, but this seems to cause an error. \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{datetime,termcal} \begin{document} ...
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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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How should multiple time formats be used?

I want to have a command to display the current time in a few different formats, specifically, the following: 2015-05-15 15 May 2015 122200 2015-05-15T122200 I'm not sure how to do this properly ...
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\texorpdfstring and \today

I was trying to put multiple author names in a beamer slide using \titlepage. I came across Beamer - Multiple Authors - Formatting the title page, which help me a lot. However, I couldn't understand ...
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paper - abstract - manually change the date

In my paper I have a sole page for the abstract. There I state the title of my paper, my name and the abstract. However, it marks also the date. As it marks the actual (today) date, I'd like to know ...
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xelatex problem with datetime

I have a datetime problem if I try to compile my latex file. It is something with datetime, but I cant figured it out, what it is. I have append the log How Can solve the problem of solving the ...
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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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Tick labels in pgfplots data time format

I tried to plot a data set containing seconds and milliseconds with pgfplots. I’ve found a solution for my task here (pgfplots data time format), which I changed a bit. This principally works very ...
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Generate analog clock with numbered face, add seconds, Roman numerals

Looking at the excellent answers here, I can't help wondering how I can accomplish two apparently simple modifications: I wanted to be able to generate a traditional Roman-number clock; It would be ...
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Date calculations

I'm building a LaTeX document that helps me to formulate quotations for my customers. Since I decided to offer monthly recurring payments I'd like to have payment dates calculated automatically ...
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Generate a sequence of dates in LaTeX

In LaTeX, I'd like to generate a sequence of dates, which repeats on Monday and Wednesday every week. The sequence should look like: Mon 3/30 Wed 4/1 Mon 4/6 Wed 4/8 ... I have tried to use the ...
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Is there a time field where I can fill in the time I want? [closed]

I am going to add a web page to the bibliography, and therefore I need to add the time. I did not add the web page in latex when I got it from the web, so I need to add the time I actually used the ...
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Insert arbitrary date

I want to simply insert an arbitrary date (in my case March 16, 2015) in a way that does not hard code the date format. That is, I want something like \insertdate{<year}{<month>}{day} For ...
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How to get pgfgantt today to be set to the \today macro

I want the pgfgantt chart to automatically update the "today" line so that it always shows \today when compiled. The problem is that though I am using time slot format=isodate and have set the ...
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ISO Date format with Biblatex/Biber?

I'm using biblatex/biber with the biblatex-chem package to make a list of citations for group meeting. This works quite well, but I wanted to add a recent C&EN article to it, since it is quite ...