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The `datetime2` package provides commands for formatting dates, times and time zones and redefines `\today` to use the same formatting style.

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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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Warning: Date-Time Language Module `nynorsk' not installed

I am working through the warnings and errors of a project of mine. One error that has been bugging me is in regards to the datetime2 package. The following code \documentclass[margin=1mm]{standalone}...
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“Hidden text” inflates `widthof`

French letters call for a heading stating place and date, which I put in \letterlieudate, which I put in a minipage. Requirement: that the minipage's width be just big enough so that \letterlieudate ...
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Command \nr already defined (datetime2 and nccmath incompatibility)

It seems that the datetime2 and the nccmath packages are incompatible when I load the [useregional] option in the first (I get command \nr already defined). I used a solution for reducing spacing ...
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Change date style when using regional settings in datetime2

I can't seem to change datetime2's settings when using the option useregional to display the date in the language given to babel \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[italian]{...
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Exctract year, month, day from datetime2

I have made a command that looks like this: \newcommand*{\numdash}{\,--\,} \ExplSyntaxOn \NewDocumentCommand{\dateRange}{mmmmmm} { \str_case:nnF { #1 } { {#4} { ...
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Using the datetime2 package, how do we individually retrieve each of yyyy, yy, mm, dd, mmm, ddd, hhmm, hhmmss, etc.?

Let's say it's now 2019-07-21-082935. If I'm using the datetime2 package, what commands do I use to individually retrieve each of "2019", "19", "07", "7", "JUL", "July", "21", "SUN", "Sun", "Sunday", ...
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mixing date formats in the same document

I am trying to make dates in my CV uniform so I thought of using the datetime2 package. The problem is that sometime I have a full date, sometimes the year and the month, and sometimes only the month. ...
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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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datetime2: Assuming missing inputs of minutes or seconds to be zero

I would like to make the following document print output of 07:00 PM. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[calc,english]{datetime2} \DTMnewtimestyle{ampm}{% % \DTMdisplaytime{<hh>}{<mm>}...
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Combine datetime2 and csvsimple

How can I make the following code compile: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{csvsimple} \usepackage{datetime2} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{test.csv} a,b 2019,00:00:00 2019,...
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Changing date format in datetime2

Using the datetime2 package, how do I tell \today to display the date in the format: 'Fri, March 1, 2019'? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{datetime2} \begin{document} \today \end{document}
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Calculating time spans with datetime2

With datetime2, is there a way to calculate an end time from a start time if I have the duration in minutes? Something like \newcommand*\timespan{90} \newcommand*\starttime{13:45:00} \DTMtime{\...
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datetime2: Formatting the time

How can I get an output of 09:00 AM instead of 9am? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[en-GB]{datetime2} \begin{document} \DTMtime{09:00:00} The desired output is ``09:00 AM" \end{document}
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How to create user defined time table

I have to create a three years work plane, but it still only shows me 4 months, How do I need to do? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etoolbox} \usepackage{parskip} \...
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datetime2: scientific english format

I'd like to typeset dates with the datetime2 package in English in the format commonly used in scientific or technical writing, that is: time in 24-hour format; dates in the format: "29 October 2018" ...
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Remove the leading zero from date

I like to print dates formatted in this way: 6 October 2018. Usually, I just type the date by hand. But I tried to set things up so that \today would format dates the way I like. I must have only ...
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latex date calculations with datetime2 and ddmm format

I've been trying to to display dates in the format "dd"/"mm" (months preferably roman letters) - however I can't find a single style that supports this requirement. Additionally I'm trying to ...
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How to automatically set CreationDate on PDF

When compiling a document using pdflatex one can set the PDF CreationDate of the document using \pdfinfo{...}. I would like to automatically set this to the date supplied to \date{...} in the document....
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How to get the datetime2 package to display dates in South African format: “1 April 2018”

By default Latex formats the date as mmm d, yyyy, i.e. in the nonsensical middle endian format. I would like to display it as d Mmm yyyy, e.g. 1 April 2018. I've gone through the datetime2 ...
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datetime2 does not respect polyglossia language settings (using lualatex)

datetime2 does not automatically deduces the correct language from the polyglossia settings. If you set the date style by hand, it works. (datetime2-german is installed.) I'm using lualatex (this ...
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Use output of gitinfo2 package with datetime2 commands

The gitinfo2 package provides the command \gitAuthorDate which returns the date of the current commit in ISO format, e.g., 2018-02-22. I would like to use this date with a different format within in ...
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How to specify a date and make calculations with it in datetime2?

I want to specify a date (and give it a name) in a master header TEX-file, then refer to that date in several independent daughter files. As this doesn't even work within a single file, this ...
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\DTMsavedate calculation does not work with \DTMusedate

I would like to calculate a new date based on a previous one with \DTMusedate, but I got an error from \@dtm@parsedate. Here's a sample : \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[calc]{...
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datetime2: define and explicitely use date formats

As datetime is superseded by datetime2, I'm struggling hard to achieve the following using the new package: In an English document, I would like to show the current date (\today) once like this 20th ...
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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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Listing Schedules By Week and by Specific Dates Using `datetime`

I am using datetime to automatically generate a schedule. The MWE at the moment allows me to list weeks (and dates of the beginning and the end of each weak). But I would like to combine this with ...
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How to calculate previous month from \today using datetime2?

Is is possible to use datetime2 to calculate the previous month from \today? (Alternatively another package). I've found some solutions that use negative deduction of days, but that would cause ...
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store a date with datetime2 and use it with termcal

I am making a class syllabus using the "termcal" package and would like to store the starting date for the first class so I can use it for different elements of the syllabus. I am currently trying to ...
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Pdflatex fails when using datetime package

I have been debugging a class that uses the datetime package. It seems the offending statement is a \RequirePackage{datetime}. It seems that including the datetime package is causing pdflatex to fail....
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Titling package and date formatting

I am using the titling package the resuse the defined date etc. using a plain \thedate command. However the date format is not what I need because of different type of localization. My first shot was ...
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datetime2 — Warnings when using showyear setting

With the following MWE, I get two warnings: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[en-US]{datetime2} \begin{document} \DTMlangsetup{showyear=false} \DTMdate{2017-03-13} \DTMlangsetup{showyear=true} \...
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datetime2 doesn't expand months in \DTMDisplaydate

I want to use strings for dates in my document that can be formatted either as ISO or German later on. I looked at isodate datetime and datetime2 most promising seemed to be the latest, but the ...
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Date format changed by loading pdfcomment package

It seems by loading the pdfcomment package, the date format is implicitly changed to YYYY-MM-DD. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage[...
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Datetime2 package example usage for new era definition

Background I want to create a timeline that is based on years, but I don't want to handle a mix of negative and positive numbers (i.e. BC/AD which gives us this year as 2016 and 4032 years ago is ...
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Get full iso format date and time with colon and “T” separator

When I use iso style with datetime2 package, I exepect to get the full date format with T separator between date and time and colon “:” between hours, minutes, and seconds. I expect someting like ...
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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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Expansion of argument to DTMdate function in datetime2

I need a very simple associative array for my project which I am trying to implement as in the following MWE. Two questions please: How do I need to tweak my \alistget macro to allow its result to ...
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Change the case of datetime2 month return

I'm trying to automate report generation in czech. In english, there is no problem using solution from this thread. Same behaviour is for \monthname command from datetime package. The problem is, ...
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datetime2 define dates “globally” outside of \begin{document}

When using the datetime package, I could define dates "globally" like this: \newdate{sample}{03}{09}{2016} \begin{document} \displaydate{sample} \end{document} Can anyone tell me, how this is ...
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Formatting datetime2 in LaTex to 4th September, 2016 without the current day?

I'm currently using \usepackage[UKenglish]{babel} \usepackage{datetime} and I'm getting Sunday 4th September, 2016 with the commands \today or with \newdate{example}{01}{09}{2016} (outside of \...
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Change pre-defined date in command and save to datetime2 - expansion issue?

A date is predefined in the format 12 June 2015 and I need package datetime2 to modify the date and translate it in other languages. However, it does not work in the following way: \documentclass[...
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“datetime” to “datetime2”

I just updated to the "datetime2" package. I live on the east coast of the United States, and used the "\usdate" directive with "datetime". That apparently doesn't work with "datetime2" I installed ...
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datetime2's \DTMsavetimestamp can't read from macro - expansion or catcode issue?

What already works I am using \immediate\write18 to let the GNU date command do some date/time arithmetic. The resulting timestamp in ISO format (e.g., 2011-09-09T09:59:59Z) is written to a temporary ...
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Add (n) days to variable date

I'm trying to add a variable date to a variable number. I'm currently trying to use the datetime2 package. I'm trying to get something like this (not actually working): \documentclass[10pt]{article} ...
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Problem using the acro-package and \today

I have a problem using the tooltip option of the acro-package and the command \today. In my document i load \usepackage[tooltip = true]{acro}, where the option tooltip=true loads the package ...
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Using datetime2 to automatically update dates?

I've been wondering if the following things are possible entirely within LaTeX using the datetime2 package (at the moment I'm using the python package and an external text file to create tables of ...
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Change to short Monthname in datetime2 (german)

I use \usepackage[ngerman]{datetime2} and try to create a date which uses the short form of the Monthname. When I type \DTMdate{2016-12-4} I get as result 4. Dezember 2016. But I want the short ...
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Display custom date in the correct regional style with datetime2

I'm trying to get datetime2 to display a custom date in the proper regional style, either using the language setting defined through polyglossia, or by passing the language setting through datetime2 ...
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scrlttr2 document fails with datetime2 package

When using the datetime2 package in a scrlttr2 document, I get the error: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/datetime2/datetime2.sty:368: LaTeX Error: \today undefined. See the LaTeX ...