{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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Is there a way to add a timer to a Beamer presentation?

I have seen presentations in Power Point which contain a timer. Can this be done in Beamer using a simple command, or maybe a package? If not a timer, is it possible to at least get a clock on your ...
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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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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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Having a LaTeX PDF display the date the document was printed, not compiled…

I have been looking around for quite some time trying to find a way for a PDF (created using XeTeX) to adjust the date accordingly by the date it was printed - not compiled. I am familiar with \date, ...
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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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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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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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Make an index of historical time periods

I'm writing my thesis & I want to make an index with centuries, years, month, day, event & historical periods. So I try to build some commands, but unsatisfactory, I'm looking for your help. ...
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Referring to dates other than \today

Is there a package that allows one to work with dates in the following way: just as \date shows today's date, I would like to have a command that dates the document 7 days from today. Also, since I ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any package like tdclock which can be used in SumatraPDF

I find some errors when using \usepackage[timeinterval=1]{tdclock}while opening the SumatraPDF. As zeniko says The tdclock package only works in PDF readers supporting JavaScript, which ...
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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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Date of file creation

When I write my notes, (I actually use lyx but that does not matter) I like to add a header with the name of file and the date the file was compiled. This I do using fancyhdr package and ...
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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 plot using pgfplots with odd tick label

How do I make the time label in the following image appear as "10:00" (i.e. 10 o'clock) rather than the unexpected and unwelcome "09:60"? Here's the code that I am using: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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datetime and datenumber package conflict?

Background Trying to include a date two days in the future from when the content was generated. Problem The following results in an empty day name: \usepackage{datetime} \usepackage{datenumber} % ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I typeset the date/time at compile time?

For printed drafts of my papers, I would like to add a timestamp on every page with the date/time when the document was last compiled. Is there any LaTeX command that produces the current date/time at ...
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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 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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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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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 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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\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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Macro for week number

Is there a macro or package to calculate the ISO week number or alternative can someone help me with one?
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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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Can (La)TeX compare the time stamps of two external files?

Scenario I have a bunch of standalone PSTricks files. Each of those files can be compiled by latex-dvips-ps2pdf-pdfcrop-pdftops to produce a PDF image. I have made a batch file to do ...
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Handling different time zones

I'm looking for a way to handle date/times with different time zones. For example in svn-multi and filemod a date and time with a timezone is returned. I like to be able to compare times in different ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Datetime capitalize month

I'm using the datetime package. How could I have a date format with the month name in capital letters? \usepackage{datetime} % some code here \newdateformat{mifecha}{Bilbao, a \THEDAY~de ...