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How to get (ancient) dates with `beforechrist`localisation?

I would like to get the date(era) of this MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[ backend=biber, style = archaeologie, ]{biblatex} \addbibresource{\jobname.bib} \begin{...
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Multiple-day event date in JabRef

In JabRef, I would like to write the event date, not as a single day, but as a period. Something like: eventdate = {YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD} eventdate = {From YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD} etc. Does ...
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Date not appearing in document class 'proc' [duplicate]

I am viewing it with pdflatex. I could not understand the other question's solution \documentclass[12pt]{proc} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \title{Bus Rapid Transit} \...
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Package isodate Warning: Language english unknown to isodate

Consider the following input: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{babelbib} % Multilingual bibliographies \usepackage{url} \usepackage[num,ngerman]{isodate} % Tune ...
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How to redefine \the\year

I used \the\year many times on a template. So when I compile the document, the current year is used. The problem is that I created many documents last year, in 2017, and now I have to fix some small ...
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hyperref: Token not allowed in a PDF string (PDFDocEncoding): (Not duplicate) how to include date \today?

I have been away of Beamer for a few years and I am coming back to my old notes (samples of code) that I put together and build a few new presentations. While I was compiling the code I got the ...
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\formatdate without day

I frequently use the \formatdate{01}{02}{2016} command to get a result like Now I need the same thing, but without the day. I just need the month and year. Unfortunately, the \formatdate command ...
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The use of \date{} doesn't remove the date

In fact, I want to remove the date. I saw that I have to use \date{}, but in my case nothing happens and the date is still there. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt,stdletter,orderfromtodate,...
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Get date elements as strings

I want to know if there is a way to get the date elements (year, month, day, hour, minute, second) in order to create a lucky of version number that automatically increments. For example if now it is ...
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latex date: month-year only [closed]

In my thesis class file, I currently have \begin{center}% \@date% \end{center}% Which generates a date in the format day-month-year on the title page. How do I change this so it only states the ...
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ISO Date Format

I have done a search on this forum and on the internet and have not found the answer to my question. I am looking to use an ISO date format such as 2018W083 for today (2018-02-21) in my reports. I use ...
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Using the document title to get the correct date

I create a lot of handouts and the like for my students using LaTeX. I find that I forget to update the date field, and so I often give out handouts with the incorrect date on the top. This is a bit ...
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\date{} doesn't work with new update

When I use \date{} with the recent updates, see example below: \begin{document} \title{Mathematics of Finance 2} \author{Daniel Royer\\ Geneva Business School\\February 2018} \date{February 2018} \...
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Online sources without “last edited” date field

My university requires online sources to include three different dates per entry: Date of original publication Date of last edit date of visiting the website Well, the first and third date are easy, ...
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Using apa6, how do I get the date to appear on the title page after the authors

I've tried using: \data{\today} but no date is printed on the title page. The only way I can get a date on the title page is by putting \today between the \begin{document} and \maketitle, i.e.: \...
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URL issues in bibliography

I am having problems building my bibliography and would like some advice. The main issues are: 'URL address' and 'date accessed' not always included in the bibliography entries for websites. URL ...
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biblatex urldate order: change from m/d/y to d/m/y

url's in my bibliography are printed like m/d/y but I want it to be printed as d/m/y. How can I force biblatex to do that? MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage[...
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Command for today's date in two specific formats (12 Dec 17 and 12 December 2017)

I want to be able to just type either the short version or long version by a command, like \longtoday and \shorttoday. Some more examples of short dates are 12 May 17 and 01 Jan 07, long dates are the ...
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Weird behaviour of \small{\date{}}

I wanted to get beamer to show the date in a smaller font and mistakenly wrapped the \date{December 15, 2017} field with the \small tag. Surprisingly, instead of emitting an error or changing the font ...
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Raw format of \pdfcreationdate?

MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \pdfcreationdate % LuaLaTeX: {\pdffeedback creationdate} \end{document} The above prints a string like this (I am in Pacific Standard time zone, which ...
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How to set the date in beamer notes?

Is there a way to set an specific date (e.g. the presentation date) in beamer's notes? Using \date{some date} has no effect in the notes. Only the compilation date is shown. Thanks.
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Edit \today in such a way that it displays 1st/2nd/3rd/4th, etc. Month Year

I have found questions where \today has been edited – but in such a way which I do not want to have. Yet, I do not know how to programme it. If I write \today, I do not want to see something like ...
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Input a date to `datetime2` in a format different than iso

Having a date stored in a macro: \def\Mydate{20-12-2017} I would like to do some calculations (advance days/months) using datetime2. If \Mydate stores the date in yyyy-mm-dd I won't have issues, but ...
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Bibliography: How can I use a date in any field?

Sometimes I would like to use a date in \titleaddon or any field, but neither \printdate nor \bibdate nor \mkbibdate ... works, though I've loaded isodate. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{etex} \...
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Bake '\today' into source file (or custom aux-file)

This is supposed to be a part of: Calendar instead of table of contents. Situation As mentioned I want to create a calendar-ish table of contents. The link to the heading (of eg. a chapter) should ...
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add date to IEEEtran

Let us assume a document is using the IEEEclass class as follows: \documentclass[10pt,conference,compsoc,letterpaper]{IEEEtran} \IEEEoverridecommandlockouts \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \...
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How to reference bi-monthly journal in biblatex

The biblatex manual states one can't reference a month range (e.g. "Jan-Feb") under month, but to use date instead for establishing date ranges. The table with example date formats in the manual doesn'...
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Classicthesis, drafting date persists

I can not remove the drafting date from the title page of my thesis. I am using classicthesis to write my thesis. I am not using the classigthesis-config.tex but define the package options directly ...
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dc:date pdfdate not correct using moderncv and hyperxmp

I've been trying to change the dc:date metadata of a moderncv .pdf file without success. Doesn't work with lualatex nor pdflatex. The resulting PDF always has the real creation date as dc:date. \...
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Cite a website with date

I'm trying to create a website bibliography, but the urldate is not being shown, only the year when the website was last update. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[sorting=nyt,style=authoryear, ...
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How to (manually) set the date in a letter?

I'm trying to start writing letters with Latex, starting with the letter document class: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{hyperref} \signature{Joe Bloggs} \address{21 Bridge Street \\ Smallville \\ ...
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How do I force maketitle to use ISO 8601 format for the date?

I'm using Overleaf and \maketitle gives me Title Author 9th May How do I force LaTeX/Overleaf to give me Title Author 2017-05-09 instead?
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How to drop “st”, “nd”, and “th” from the default date format in British English in bibliography with babel+biber+biblatex?

According to Cambridge Grammar, the most common way of writing dates is as follows: 20 January 1993 and not 20th January 1993 However, the "th" is still produced by biber+biblatex by default: ...
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LaTeX CV Help with indentation

I am having problem with the indentation in my CV. The problem is, that i want to add a second date as a newline right beneath the first one, using the \newline command just pushes the indent to the ...
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XeLaTeX version of \pdfinfoomitdate (or method to accomplish the same)?

According to: Can I suppress Date Created metadata field in output of pdflatex? and Reproducible LaTeX builds - compile to a file which always hashes to the same value pdfTeX (versions ≥1.40.17) ...
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add day and month to bibliography using biblatex with bibtex backend

I'm using a setup with biblatex/natbib and bibtex and I would like to add day and month to the bibliography. Is there a simply way to do this? With my MWE below, I currently get - with not day and ...
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German date format with Biblatex/Biber?

ISO Date format with Biblatex/Biber? answers the same question for the ISO date format, but I can't find information on how to use the German format (dd.mm.yyyy). The documentation is of no help, as ...
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How can I write the date in french?

I use the following command: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[francais]{babel} but the date is just shown as "16 fvrier 2017" missing a "é", I wonder how should I deal with this ...
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Arbitrary date with polyglossia for localisation formatting

I want to be able to define a variable of an arbitrary date and print it in different languages. And since polyglossia automatically formats the \today date, I am sure this can be achieved with it. I ...
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Passing returned command value to another function

I'm trying to pass a value of a command to another function without luck. For example I've some data in \DTLloaddb[noheader, keys={key,value}]{definitions}{\data.def} to which I access with \DTLfetch{...
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Date format (in bib entry) / bibelatex biber

I'm using biber and biblatex and I wanna print all thesis prior to 2013. When I use year = {2010} entry in the .bib file, every think works fine. However, if I use date = {2010-11-25} instead of ...
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Extra space in \today command with polyglossia

Compiling with polyglossia, there's extra space before the year in the \today command: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{norsk} \begin{document} \today 7. ...
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cjhebrew package for Jewish dates

I am using the cjhebrew package to write Jewish dates. If for example, I want to write the 17th of the month of Iyyar, it would be written something like j"g Iyyar, with a double quote between the ...
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\date does not work [duplicate]

I've got this .tex file \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{here} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \...
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Use swedish format in datetime2

I'm trying to use swedish date format by when using the package datetime2. I have found the following link https://www.ctan.org/pkg/datetime2-swedish but I don't understand how to call for this one. ...
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Get Weekdayname from custom date

I'm new to LaTeX and need help. I want to convert a input of this date format: 20161027 to this output: "Thursday, 27.10.2016" I tried around with the packages xstring and datenumber. The following ...
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How to change the label “Date:” before the date in amsart class?

I am already using the package babel with the option brazil, which prints, for example, "Proof" as "Demonstração". But the label "Date:", before the date of the document, remains in english. I would ...
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Can i get different dates on different pages?

This is my template \documentclass[article]{amsart} \textheight 9.3in \textwidth 6.5in \topmargin -1cm \usepackage[L7x]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \oddsidemargin-.5cm \evensidemargin -.5cm ...
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How to typeset condition to show previous month?

I asked a previous question, which was answered here, which answered my question, exactly as it had been asked. \chead{\ifnum\day < 15 Mid-% \else End-% \fi% \monthname[\the\month]% } ...
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Date of creation of todo

I am trying to get the date of creation of the todo item. is it possible to add the todo item at compile time. I did have a look at this.. But i was wondering if it is possible to do with the due ...