{letters} is about creating letters and similar types of written messages, and the various document classes created for this purpose.

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Adjusting space when using the “lettre” class

I am quite new in writing letters with LaTeX, and I am wondering whether there is a way to adjust the space between the end of the sender's e-mail address and the subject of the letter (see picture ...
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Calling start/stop letter environment inside luacode block

I'm creating a letter using the ConTeXt letter module, and I want to process an external file within Lua and change some of the letter setup and text based on the data in the external file. I'm ...
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Resetting LastPage in scrlttr2 letters

I'm trying to find a way to add "page X of Y" to the footers of my scrlttr2 letters. At first sight, using the lastpage package and \pageref*{LastPage} works. However, as soon as multiple letters are ...
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Pythontex and the g-brief address field

I calculate some coordinates to include a cut out of a PDF (eStamps) via python. My code looks like this: \documentclass[ ngerman, % deutsch-neu %russian, % russisch %english, % ...
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textpos inside a letter.sty

Loving the textpos style in order to create University letterhead, but having a problem: I want to add \begin{textblock}{\textwidth}(0,0) \includegraphics[width=\paperwidth]{Wred.jpg} ...
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How can I typeset the operator as upright Roman font?

Journal ask the operator \Delta is typeset in upright font. I try \operatorname{\Delta}, but it doesn't work and appears to have not use \operatorname. But if try \operatorname{d} it works.
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Indent letter in moderncv casual style

I'm trying to indent the first line of each paragraph in the cover letter of the moderncv template. So far I added this at the beginning of the .tex to justify it, but I haven't found a way to indent. ...
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Using mailmerge with scrlttr2 KOMA letter class

I'm trying to use the mailmerge package with the KOMA scrlttr2 letter class, but it is failing with a There's no line here to end. message, presumably because the address field is rendering as blank. ...
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Adding diacritics to Tibetan mantras with LaTeX

Thank you very much for your quick and skilled answers to my first question! Unfortunately they didn't solve my problem exactly, so I become more precise in my question: I'm working on an German ...
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Formatting of \pi

Does anynone know how to obtain this kind of fonts in LaTeX (both text and math): I can reproduce most of these but I can't reproduce style of pi letter very well. I know that these fonts are ...
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Tibetan Mantras with Latex [duplicate]

I'm a LaTeX beginner and just trying to find out, if it is possible to use LaTeX to display Tibetan Mantras and discovered the package ctib, which seems to be quite powerful. But I cannot find out, if ...
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Form letters with LaTeX [duplicate]

I've got a simple LaTeX-Template for a letter (a bit TikZ and a single paragraph of text) and would like to generate a PDF-file (PDFLaTeX) with 100 letters using this template and names from a ...
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How to use special charakters like ° in heading of a letter

How to set an address with an ° (degree sign) on scrlttr2? Let's have this minimal example: \documentclass[fontsize=10pt,paper=a4,DIN]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Need a latex template for letter in format with from and to one after another and followed by body of letter

I like to type a letter in latex with From and To one after another and then followed by sub and then body of letter. unable to set the From and To in the page. Suggest me how to put it shall i use ...
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Military stencil alphabet style

In movies and on military issues one can see stencil letters. Although I don't want to write a whole text in this style I am asking myself if there is a LaTeX package for writing in military stencil ...
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Avoiding empty space at the bottom of a scrlttr2 letter

Per How to avoid empty space at the end of a page when using scrlttr2? I tried adding the options suggested to scrlttr2, but at least in the following example, it doesn't seem to work. I get a big ...
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Resize Greek letter in an equation

Is there a way to resize Greek letters if they are in an equation? This is the code of the equation (for example): \begin{equation} ...
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Centre aligning letter SUBJECT using newflm class

I am using newflm class to prepare a letter. The class, surprisingly, does not provide a Subject field. Stealing idea from this thread, I somehow managed to insert a subject, though it was not at all ...
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Difference between Russian and Serbian Cyrillic italic letter

I also have a question about Serbian Cyrillic latter in latex. So I write some code in latex to have Serbian (Latin and Cyrillic) and English language in a same document. Fortunately, in my case when ...
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ifthenelse in adress of letter

I write a letter with \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,addresshigh]{dinbrief} The letter itself starts with \begin{letter}{\Anschrift} and \newcommand{\Anschrift}{% \textbf{\Firma}\\ ...
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How to print the date in newlfm

I have set up my letter with the \usepackage{newlfm} and am very happy with it but are struggling with one minor detail. I want to print some information within the header, but can't seem to find a ...
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How would I mix German and Icelandic diacritic characters in a single English document?

I'm trying to use the letter-classic class of the following version: \ProvidesClass{letter-classic}[2003/03/04 v1.1] The goal is to mix UTF-8 characters from German and Icelandic in an English ...
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Breaking CCs in letter class across pages

It seems in the letter class that CCs don't get split across page breaks. Is there some way to make this happen? I'm including addresses in the CC, so it can become quite long. and if it doesn't ...
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Including an image as an address in a letter

I'm a beginner at LaTeX and I want to write a letter where I can also include an image in the header and an image that represents the address. I found in tex.stackexchange how to include the image in ...
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Latex letters pixelated when zooming in [duplicate]

When I zoom in into my pdf documents I see that the letters are not smooth anymore and show pixels that grow and grow when zooming in more and more. I do now know what package or package combination ...
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Five questions to the newlfm document class

I have fives smaller issue with the newlfm documentclass. How can I place the \addrfrom{} below the name at the bottom of my letter? How can O get the \regarding{} command to aling on \\ like the ...
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Cover letter with Sender and Recipient on the left-hand-side

I would like to use the documentclass letter but only moving the sender -field to the left-hand-side. Minimal example from here: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{hyperref} \signature{Joe Bloggs} ...
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Remove blank page at end of \documentclass{letter}

When Trying to create a letter using the letter document class I get an unwanted blank page at the end of my document. It looks like it may be coming from the \begin{letter}{} macro as the first ...
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scrlttr2 location positioning question

I would like to have the text of the variable location to be right aligned with the text of the main body. So I tried to redefine the length lochpos to be the same as refhpos, because the margin on ...
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How to fit a large text on one page using scrlttr2?

EDIT: During the comments I noted that I should not try to change the top margin manually to keep the DIN - therefore my question is now only how can I reduce font size without changing the right and ...
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Sending Same Letter to multiple addresses

I'm sending the same letter to multiple addresses. The addresses are stored in a csv document. I've so far created a loop to create multiple letters, but I have not been successful in finding a ...
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Inserting cursive signature to letter in LaTex

I am writing a letter and I want LaTex to put a cursive signature between sincerely and my printed name. When I do it like this, It puts the cursive under the print. \signature{Jane Doe\\Job ...
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g-brief produces letter format PDF instead of A4 depending on system settings [duplicate]

I'm using g-brief to produce a letter. However, on my computer, the resulting PDF has the letter format, whereas I need A4. I figured g-brief only produces A4 PDF files, so I'm surprised. When I ...
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G-brief2 in LyX: Enumeration inside letter

This is really driving me crazy. Within Lyx I can use the option to include an enumerated list in my letter (g-brief2). When I do, the list is put after closing and name \end{g-brief} is inserted just ...
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How to removing telephone and email from newlfm letter?

I am trying to remove Telephone and Email from the address in a newlfm template in WriteLaTeX. I commented them in this way: %\PhrPhone{Phone} % Customize the "Telephone" text %\PhrEmail{Email} % ...
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Add very nice lambda in empheq package or package-less

My MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{empheq} %\usepackage{mathptmx} \begin{document} ...
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Bold Greek letters in latex section name

I'm having small trouble with "pi" in section name \section{ $\pi$ } in LaTeX. I need to bold \pi but I do not know how to do it. I was try to use $\mbox{\boldmath${\pi}$}$, $\mbox{\mathbf{\pi}}$, ...
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Custom \thebibliography with alphabetic numbering for scrltt2 not working in presence of babel

I want to use an alphabetically numbered bibliography in a letter class that does not provide bibliographies (scrlttr in my case, but the example provided below works with letter, too). Based on this ...
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Color each letter in document

I am trying to define a command that changes the color of every letter in the whole document to a specified color. I already tried different approaches from this thread, but I was not able to color ...
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How to edit `\makeletterclosing` to insert graphic of signature

I am using this popular formal letter template from Latextemplates.com. However, at the end it uses the command \makeletterclosing to print the closing message (something along the lines of "thank you ...
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Separate header with line in letter

I'm using scrlttr2 and koma script to write a letter. I have a header and I want to separate the header with something like a \hrule from the rest of the letter. I tried \setheadsepline{1pt} but it ...
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Multiple letters to the same address

Is it possible to use from and to field to have same addresses, while the content of the text continue to change using a letter class. This will be useful in a case when someone has to send monthly ...
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Right align address

I am pretty new to LaTeX and I'm having some issues for creating a motivation letter. I have a nice structure in my mind, but I can't complete it fully. Here's a live example: click. Everything looks ...
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Letter in LaTeX

How to create a letter with the following structure (A4 paper)? I'm novice to using LaTeX for letters! Top Right - Date. Top Left - From ---------- To ---------- Through ---------- Opening ...
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Align two lines of text inside a \emailfrom

I am very new to TeX and I am trying to do a simple cover letter using LaTeX. I've downloaded a template for a cover letter and it has a component (don't know how you call these things) named ...
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How can I write at the end of line in a blank line of a letter?

How can I write at the end of line in LaTeX? Suppose I want to say "thank you" in a letter and then put the name of the author right below it. Thanks for any insight.
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Libertine Strange Emphasized Capital J Letter

I'm using libertine package. I see the emphasized capital J (no. 1) is a bit strange to me, compared to another fonts. Is it really the way it is? How to get it fixed? Thanks. \documentclass{book} ...
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How to align address block and date with signature?

I need to have the address and date aligned with the signature headers, like with the semi-block header type, but the address block is located all the way to the right of the page while the signature ...
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Different margins for different page styles in memoir

I am trying to produce a document in memoir with a letterhead on the first page only. I have created a custom pagestyle for the letterhead with a larger upper margin to include the header; but this ...
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Suppress indentation on the opening line of a letter

Here's a simple example: \documentclass[12pt]{letter} \setlength{\parindent}{15pt} \signature{Doorknob} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{} \noindent \opening{Dear TeX Stack Exchange,} ...