[NTG-context] Minor date formatting issue

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 14:58:43 CEST 2013

Am 09.08.2013 um 05:43 schrieb Matt Gushee <matt at gushee.net>:

> Hello, all--
> I am experimenting with the \currentdate command. I am finding that
>  \currentdate [weekday,{,~},month,day+,{,~},year]
> which should work according to the Wiki, produces:
>  Thursday, Augustday+, 2013
> This command:
>  \currentdate [weekday,{,~},month,day,{,~},year]
> works as expected. I also tried
>  \date [][weekday,{,~},month,day+,{,~},year]
> but that produced the same result as above.
> I have a recent stable release of the standalone ConTeXt package from
> the Garden. Is there a new way to format a date with an ordinal
> indicator (-st, -nd, -rd, -th), or is that just not working at the
> moment? Please advise.

It’s recommended to use “day:ord” with \currentdate but you also use “day:+”.



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