Using datetime package in article class, how can I remove the ordinal (that is, st in 1st, nd in 2nd etc) from British dates, please. Here is a minimal example:

\title{Testing the Boundaries}


Wednesday 3rd May, 2017.

How can I remove the "rd"?


Rather use the newer datetime2 and change the language-specific ordinal setting to be omitted (other options are level, raise and sc; see the English language module documentation):

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\title{A title}
\author{An author}




You could also redefine \DTMenglishordinal to just print its argument (and not add anything else):

\renewcommand{\DTMenglishordinal}[1]{\number#1 }
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  • Or \DTMlangsetup[en-GB]{ord=omit} – Nicola Talbot May 4 '17 at 8:22
  • @NicolaTalbot: Ah. I honestly tried ord=none. :) – Werner May 4 '17 at 11:11
  • Sorry, in hindsight that would've been a better value :-) – Nicola Talbot May 4 '17 at 12:46

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