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I have created a text, but as an example I created this simple text


But I am wondering, why does this create a blank page as page 2?

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If you look at the code for \makeletterclosing in the file moderncvstyleclassic.sty you will see the following:

  {\bfseries \@firstname~\@familyname}%
    {\color{color2}\itshape\enclname: \@enclosure}}}

There's a line break after \@closing with a vertical spacing of 3em, this causes the page break.

Add this to your document preamble, all I did is git rid of the forced line break.

  {\bfseries \@firstname~\@familyname}%
    {\color{color2}\itshape\enclname: \@enclosure}}}

A blank page doesn't appear if you used just two paragraphs of lipsum, i.e \lipsum[1-2]. So it's all about margins. Obviously, you don't want to delete the line break if you're going to insert a firstname and familyname since they will be in the same line as the closing.

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Oh, I looked in moderncv.sty, and I could not figure it out ;) – The87Boy Feb 7 '13 at 10:24

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