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


I'm answering my own question here, in the hope that other people might find this information useful. The answer is to use

\newdateformat{mydate}{\THEDAY{ }\shortmonthname{ }\THEYEAR{ }\currenttime}

and then


where you want to insert the date and time.

  • It would be better if you expanded the answer to cover also other date formats (for example in different languages). – egreg Jan 21 '12 at 9:44
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    Unfortunately a bug in ampmtime makes 12.22pm come up as "12.22 noon"! – Harry Macpherson Jan 21 '12 at 12:26

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