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How to type specifically on this part of the page?

In letter documentclass closing generates space for hand-written signature:

Best regards,

John Doe

How to remove or reduce this space:

Best regards,
John Doe


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marked as duplicate by egreg, clemens, lockstep, Harish Kumar, Torbjørn T. Aug 29 '12 at 19:34

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I followed advice I've found on http://brunogirin.blogspot.com/2009/02/using-latex-letter-document-class.html about modifying length of \medskipamount :

\closing{Best regards,}

I don't know about side-effects of this code and, how clear it is. For me - it worked.

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This may have many adverse effects; have a look at the answer I linked before. – egreg Aug 29 '12 at 15:46

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