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Changing date format in reference list with apacite

I wonder about changing the date format in my reference list using apacite. We did it as below in the preamble, but even in a case where only the year is present (not day or month), Overleaf prints ...
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Beamer \date broken

I am creating a presentation with Beamer and I just noticed that the date on the title page is broken. Wherever I write \date, the result is: It doesn't matter whether I compile it with Latex, ...
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apacite doesn't show date but only n.d

The apacite packet only shows n.d. instead of the date Document \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{article} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} \cite{IntroductionFPGAAcceleration2020} \...
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Journal with dated entries instead of chapters?

I'd like to use LaTeX to write a journal. It would be in most respects like a regular book, but with dated instead of numbered chapters. For example, instead of: Chapter 1 - Project Setup Chapter 2 - ...
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Why does LuaLaTeX not accept this date format in the PDF file? [closed]

Here's a complete MWE to modify a PDF file and include it in lualatex, which fails: wget https://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/tests/xhtml/testfiles/resources/pdf/dummy.pdf -O dummy.pdf grep -a Date dummy.pdf sed ...
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How to print the current season automatically?

I know we can print the current year by \the\year. How about the reasons? I live in north hemisphere, so the definition of the four seasons at here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Season#Meteorological ...
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How to fix rendering of \date{\today} for devanagari articles using polyglossia?

Consider a basic article using polyglossia and Devanagari fonts with sanskrit as the default language: \documentclass[a6paper]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ bottom=20mm, left=10mm, ...
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Apacite change date format in reference list

I´m writing a paper for my university using Latex and Texstudio. My problem is that my entries in the reference list don´t have the date in the right style. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[parsikip=full,...
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Change order of Author / Title /Date in a book

This is probably very basic question. I need to create a book with FrontPage: Author/Title/Publisher-Date.Like this: All is centered in title page, and in text page Title is left and text is ...
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Problem with a test in if statement

I'm having trouble with the implementation of a if statement. I want to know if today and five days from now happen in the same month. I get the correct values of the corresponding month to print but ...
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Localization for \date command

How can I apply localization for the \date command? For now it seems to just display an arbitrary string. \documentclass{article} \author{me} \date{bla bla bla} \begin{document} \maketitle \end{...
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short dates with biblatex-iso690

I'm trying to use the iso-alphabetic biblatex style from the package biblatex-iso690. The style contains this code (see here https://github.com/michal-h21/biblatex-iso690/blob/...
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Adding a macro to the -jobname section of the PDFLaTeX compiler (i.e., how to add dates to the PDF filename)

I would like to add a macro, and/or a user-defined command, to the "jobname" section of my compilation command. My ultimate goal is to add the current date (e.g., YYYY_MM_DD) to the PDF ...
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Print a date in LaTeX

I am looking for a LaTeX command or macro that will allow me to specify a date in a standard format which will then be formatted according to a globally set print format. For example, I would ...
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How/where can I insert \date{\today} in my amsbook driver file?

I do understand that the amsbook style does not support including a \date. However, I really need this to keep track of progressive versions of my monograph ms. I see that the amsbook chapter-template....
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Numbers reversed in Arabic bibliography entries with biblatex and babel

I am writing an article in Arabic. I want to include a bilingual bibliography. So far, I have managed to custom my bibliography entries so the field names in Arabic display the corresponding ones in ...
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scrlttr2: How to move date to upper left corner?

I simply want to move the date of a letter to the upper left corner of the page. Minimum Working Example (MWE): \documentclass[english]{scrlttr2} \usepackage{babel} \newkomavar{fromplace} \...
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Change month names in polyglossia

Based on this answer, the following MWE used to work: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{nynorsk} \renewcommand\datenynorsk{% \def\today{\number\day.~\ifcase\...
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Date into filename compiled by Winedt

I would like to compile my pdf's with WinEdt, such that it shows the date and actual time, something like: "Article_12_March_14_32.pdf", where 14:32 is the time. Or at least, just the date. I am not ...
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Compare dates - display month/year only once [duplicate]

I want to compare dates and not display the same information twice. i.e. if I have been somewhere from 5/2/19 - 14/2/19 I want to display: "From 5th - 14th February 2019" rather than the long version, ...
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Make documents where the date printed on the document is automatically the date of creation of document

Is there a way to create latex documents where the date printed on the documents is always by default the date of creation of the document? I don't want to compile the same latex file 30 days later ...
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Formatted date via directlua

I would like to get today's date formatted using \directlua. The % signs seem to be a problem. And I don't know how to get it to work. Both attempts in the following example throw errors: \...
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why the year generated by newcommand doesn't work as number in latex

I have create the following code in latex and when I am using \Year in the formatdate function it complain and I don't understand why \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{datetime,...
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Why is babel not loaded with ngerman option when combined with the igo package?

I am using the igo package for developing a little book about problems in the GO game. The strange thing is, that the igo.sty file prevents the correct display of the date or the contents name. ...
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\today as argument in hypersetup leads to an error

Consider this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperxmp,hyperref} \hypersetup{pdfdate={\today}} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} I get as error message: ! Argument of \hyxmp@pdf@...
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dd.mm.yyyy date formatting in BibLaTeX

So this might be a bit specific of a question, but I need BibLaTeX to output dates in the long DMY format - dd.mm.yyyy that is. BibLaTeX documentation states that one can achieve dd/mm/yyyy by using ...
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Change date format to day/month/year

IN last topic: date calculation: add n days i want to change \DueDate{2019/10/26}{15} to new format: \DueDate{26/10/2019}{15} Thank in advance Code: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[calc,...
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Change date format in biblatex

This question is the third in the series of questions on how to tweak the defaults of biblatex to comply with traditional Norwegian (Move editor name in biblatex bibliography, Treat author of "...
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Is there a package that allows to write correctly times in hours, minutes and seconds in mathematical mode?

I'm looking for a package, or even a macro that allows me to simply write duration calculations for young students. Like for example this (Lebossé-Hemery 1957 classe de sixième): I prefer this ...
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Why does the `date=terse` option to biblatex cause an extra space after the year in bibliography entries?

Compiling my MWE with the date=terse option to biblatex causes an extra space between the last digit in the year and the closing parenthesis. Commenting this option removes the extra space. How do I ...
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biblatex: german short date format (with periods) – remove unwanted additional space after periods

There is a small space after every period in the German short date (as well as urldate and every other date) of biblatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{...
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Fillable line above the date

I'm trying to create a fillable line in a document. I only have this so far: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{} \begin{document} \begin{Form} \begin{tabbing} xxxx: \= \kill Lima, \> \TextField[name=...
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Next Wednesday's date

Each week I prepare notes in TeX for a Wednesday class. Mostly I prepare the notes a couple of days before. Often the notes are copied and modified from previous notes. I add the date to the notes ...
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Timestamps on video references in biblatex/biber

Is there an easy way to get biblatex/biber to output the date field to include the time? I'm using @video (and @photo) which, as far as I can tell, lack drivers by default and so fall back to ...
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How to print tomorrow's date in ConTeXt?

I often have to display the date in ConTeXt, but not for today, as displayed with \date, but for the next day. How to print tomorrow's date instead? E.g. August 7, 2019
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BibTeX and biber quarterly journals

I need to add a quarterly journal to my references. In these cases issues cover three months such as "January-March". I am aware of the question Bibtex: two months with dates, however it seems that ...
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Using a variable for BIBER DATE value produces blank date in output

I'm using MikTex with biber \usepackage[backend=biber,natbib=true,style=numeric,sorting=none]{biblatex} and I want to use a variable for the date value, but it does not provide any output. I set up ...
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How to change date to different language in a letter [duplicate]

I am using the following template in order to create a letter \documentclass[version=last]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{ Petra Mustermann\\ Vor dem Berg ...
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putting the date below the name

\documentclass[a4paper,10pt,demo]{article} % \usepackage[en-US]{datetime2} % <======================================= \DTMlangsetup[en-US]{ord=raise} \usepackage{etoolbox} % <=========...
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Generate schedule planner between two given dates

I am trying to generate a table with the following format: I am looking for a way to generate the dates given the initial week (In this case Jun 3 - 7) I tried using the package datenumber but I am ...
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Turn showdow off for one date in document

MRE: % Preamble \documentclass[11pt]{article} % Packages \usepackage[showdow,en-GB]{datetime2} % Document \begin{document} % Turn off showdow \DTMlangsetup{ord=raise,showyear=true,showdow=...
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biblatex: automatically abbreviate year ranges

For consistency's sake I need to abbreviate all number-ranges in my document. While biblatex can easily be made to abbreviate page ranges the equivalent command for the year ranges breaks compilation ...
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Can a PDF show today's date, which changes when the file is opened, built in ConTeXt?

I have to share presentation slides with a co-worker. They are created daily in ConTeXt. Throughout the slides, I have placed \date, which is an important part of the slides, but that is the date ...
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How to transform dynamic data into static data

Maybe I asked this somewhere sometime ago. Is there a way to change dynamic data into static data? I have defined the macro \def\date{\the\day.\the\month.\the\year} With every run of TeX the ...
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Change biblatex short date format

I'm writing my document in British English, but live in the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, the short date format is dd-mm-yyyy, as opposed to the British dd/mm/yyyy. How can I get biblatex to use ...
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Is the month field really deprecated?

Jabref 3.8.2 has a tab with Deprecated fields including the field Month. The Biblatex documentation 3.12 still describes the field month and I could not find a sign of deprecation: Was it wrong by ...
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Page numbering affected by recursive programming

I asked this question How to do recursive program with latex and got the following excellent answer by @JosephWright \documentclass{article} \usepackage{advdate} % Set the first practice date \...
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Convert dayofweek to number

Texmaker, how i can change dayofweek of filecontent to diplay number: Monday = 2, Tuesday = 3...Saturday = 7, Sunday = 1 My code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{...
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How can I automatically add the date to the output PDF file name?

Currently when I generate a PDF file of my document, it produces the name document1.pdf I'd like to set it so that it adds the current date (or the date produced by \date{\today}), such as ...
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Day of year for date format Month/Day/Year

I want to know "day of year" for a calendar. Here's an example: Date format : Month/Day/Year = Day of year 3/19/2019 = 78 3/19/2020 = 79 How can I find/display the Day of the year?