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

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How to obtain a swiss letter layout?

I would like to obtain exactly this layout for a letter but I didn't get it up to know. I found the classes chletter on ctan but after reading the documantation I think it does not allow this date ...
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How to avoid a text body-addressee clash on scrlttr2 letter when multiple addressees are listed?

In trying to use the scrlttr2 package, with a letter address to lots of multiple parties, there is clash/crash between the body of the letter, and those to whom the letter is addressed. In other words ...
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With the package metalogo and XeLaTeX, error occurs when typing two dots above the letter

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{metalogo} \begin{document} \"A \"b \"U \XeLaTeX \LaTeX \end{document}
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Including a signature image in scrlttr2

Hi there: I have a letter template using scrlttr2 and I am trying to insert a signature image. I was using the code posted here texblog and it sort of works. It throws an undefined sequence error, ...
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Write a letter in LaTex

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to write the letter in attachment. Even if it is so simple, it's driving me crazy. I'm not able to put the logo only in the first page and not in the others, trying not ...
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Reducing the huge space before the first line of the KOMA letter class

How can i reduce the vertical space to the start of the letter? \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,firstfoot=false]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{% ...
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Mixing notes style and authordate style in biblatex-chicago (the example of letters)

I'm having a problem with biblatex-chicago's authordate style and citing @letters. In line with the Chicago Manual of Style's general guidelines, I don't list @letters in the bibliography. Instead, I ...
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How enumerate the rows in the table with a,b,c,…? [duplicate]

I want put the letters (a), (b), (c),... in each row of the table. Is it possible? \begin{table}[htbp] \centering\sisetup{table-format=1.4, table-number-alignment=center} ...
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How to type this two letters in latex [duplicate]

and The first one look like $\xi$ but not completely the same.
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Sender / Recipient position in letter? [closed]

I have the following template of a letter which I use to write a letter which I have to send to my university. In the template the sender box is on the top right and the recipient box is on the left. ...
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How to include scanned signature in letter?

I have written a letter in LaTeX, see code below (there are some german comments which do not matter). Now I want to include my scanned signature as a jpg above the closing name (that means between ...
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Problems with mixing Icelandic and German with LuaLaTex

So what I am trying to do is to use the letter-classic class with LuaLaTeX (This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.80.0 (MiKTeX 2.9) (rev 5238) (format=lualatex 2015.11.10) 25 NOV 2015 09:30) as included in ...
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Check what kind of document class is used

I have defined a .sty-file which I use in a report, which holds a lot of good information and styles for how my documents should look like. This have been working great, until when I tried making a ...
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Weird page breaking in letter style after closing

I want to add text to a letter after the signature. This is a sort of appendix. However, the page breaking after the closing is very strange. If I include a LaTeX list in one of the paragraphs ...
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Quoting in moderncv is not working; how can I force a quotation in moderncv?

I am using this moderncv template. The issue is that when I try to put a quote in the letter template of moderncv with \quote{} I just do not work: % recipient data \recipient{Company Recruitment ...
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How to remove folding marks in margin when using scrlttr2 [duplicate]

I am writing a letter, with the following MWE (non-working, really): \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} ...
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How to use dinbrief to create a letter that fits with the window of a DIN envelope?

I am trying to use the dinbrief package to create a standard German letter for a DL envelope with a window. Supposedly, by using this class, I will get a letter conformant with DIN 5008 that should ...
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How to read vCard information for envelope printing

I am planning to write a lot of letters in the near future. Since I am going to prepare the letters with LaTeX I also want to print the envelope addresses with it. All the address information is in a ...
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How do you print C4 envelopes?

What are the options for printing a C4-sized envelope in LaTeX?
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How do the letters/numbers appear bigger?

Can we change something at the command \titleformat{\section}{\bf}{\thesection}{1em}{} so that the letters of a section and its number appear a little bigger?
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How can I edit the text in the letter's \encl{} command?

When using the \encl{} command along with the Dutch babel, 'encl:' will be translated to 'Bijlage(n)'. 'Bijlage(n)' can be translated as 'Attachment(s)': it may be plural or singular. However, I ...
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circled letters: same size as uncircled letters

I use this macro to circle letters: \newcommand*\crc[1]{% \begin{tikzpicture}[baseline=(C.base)] \node[draw=red,dashed,circle,inner sep=0pt, minimum size=0.5cm](C) {#1}; \end{tikzpicture}} ...
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I can't compile my beamer file when I insert any equation in it! [duplicate]

I'm having some troubles with my beamer presentation. When I insert any equation that involves letters (either greek or latin), My compilation fails. It doesn't matter whether I'm doing this in ...
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Latex: “curly N” for neighborhood in Graph Theory context [duplicate]

How to do the "curly N" for neighborhood in Graph Theory context? Please see the image attached.
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How to make a bold and Italic uppercase Greek letter?

I have tried $\mathit {\boldmath $\Omega$}$, but it doesn't work really. So, is there any way to make it?
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Autofill letter template

I'm an MD and I have to write a lot of letters to collegues and I want to try to do this in LaTex to increase productivity. I wonder if it's possible to make a basic letter template without any names, ...
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How to print special letter such as A and D [duplicate]

How to print the "A" and "D" that looks like the graphs? I tried to use \textit but it does not work?
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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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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 ...