{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 automatically replace one letter with another before rendering

Short version I use the letter X in my document. When I convert the *.tex to *.pdf, I want all occurrences of X to be replaced with Y, akin to if I opened the "search and replace" function in the ...
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Deleting space between date and letterhead logo

I'm writing a cover letter and trying to keep it at two pages, but I can't get rid of the huge white space between the logo and date. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks. \documentclass[10....
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Position recipient's address to fit window of envelope (class “leter”)

I want to arrange that the recipient's address fits the window of the envelope in a simple letter-class letter (my address on top right, the date underneath and still on the right, then the recepient'...
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table with caption in letter class

Self explanatory title question: How do I get to produce a table with caption in a letter class? A working example would be great.
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Bibtex name letter problem

I am using Bibtex with a slightly modified acm.bst file. In the bibliography section, all names should be presented in this kind of fashion: For John Doe: Doe J., ... This generally works just ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX with G-Brief

Good morning everybody, I've used the following file serveral times to create letters. I've never had any issues. But now, out of the sudden, I am getting the following error for each German letter (...
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Incorporate my name “Théodore” in a latex document

In my Latex document, I would like to include "é", "à",... for further incorporate my name "Théodore". Is there anyone could modify my document? \documentclass[NF, fontsize=12pt,%% ...
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How do you write Urs Hölzle in LaTeX and in BibTeX?

I don't know how to use Unicode.
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Croatian letters in CV

I want to modify this CV https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/professional-cv with my data but I cant figure out how to write čćšđž letters. I usually copy \usepackage[croatian]{babel}...
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KOMA-Script (scrartcl+scrletter): Adjust spacing of signature with “\includegraphics{..}” from closing

It seems that the KOMA package scrletter (used with the class the class scrartcl) ensures that there is vertical space between the output of the \closing{..} and where the KOMA variable signature is ...
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CV Formatting Problems: Picture, Date, Page Number and References

I desperately need help. I'm currently starting out with LaTeX, and I absolutely love it, it's gorgeous. I tried a template for my CV, it's very good. Here's the Code: %-------------------------------...
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What package to use to write a letter?

I would like to write a letter to someone. So far I've discovered two packages letter and lettre (written by a french guy). Both are nice, but I would like to customize the layout of the letter. For ...
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Signature over printed name in a `moderncv` letter

When trying to get the signature (transparent PNG) properly placed using the following code: \name{Andrés}{BC} \closing{\color{red}Atentamente,\\ \vspace{-10pt}\parbox{120pt}% {\includegraphics[width=...
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Remove first letter style

I borrow a template on Overleaf for my report. However, I would like to change the first letter "N" back to ordinary letter style. Thank you everyone! New edition : I am sorry for not including ...
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Forcing the paragraph placement

I want to write a letter, so I began to write it. In order to write other letters I want the opening sentence to be placed at the same location on the page. Indeed, this is what my letter looks like:...
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Microtype problem with line-endings

today i noticed that when i compile my Tex-File with LuaLaTeX and the Microtype-Package that the line-endings are not correctly formatted. Here an small example where you can see that the punctuation ...
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Add or remove paragraphs like blocks or sections with custom name

I am totally new to latex. For cover letter in latex, I want to divide my one page content in 4 paragraphs. This body part keeps on changing based on requirements. there are in all 9 paragraphs that ...
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Date placement in letter class

I'm using the letter template from the wiki. Here's the code: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{hyperref} \signature{Joe Bloggs} \address{21 Bridge Street \\ Smallville \\ Dunwich DU3 4WE} \begin{...
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Bulk letter, “loop” doesn't work, “read to” doesn't work

Original Text below Edit: I solved it with endless googleing and help from here. Here is my theory: the typos caused expandafter to fail, which caused a dismatch between the chopline command and the ...
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cover letter template which is stylistically similar to moderncv [closed]

the Moderncv resumee template is very well color coordinated. It isn't just plain black in comparison with the cover letter. Unfortunately, all cover letters I've found are just plain black , which ...
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Pagestyle of KOMA letter package

I'm using the KOMA scrletter package to embed a letter into another document, see the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,ngerman]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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Letter with address in the Margin

I'd like to format a letter in line with this image: Instead of the usual three-part layout with Header, main body, and footer, I'd like to split it up into four parts: Header and footer across ...
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Can I have a letter head with the article document class?

I am currently using the scrlttr2 document class for letters. However, I run into annoying problems all the time (e.g. recently: ! LaTeX Error: Environment table undefined.) I've searched for ...
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Universal method to combine diacritical mark ˇ with [sz]?

I cannot combine the hat-pointing-down ˇ with [a-zA-z] but mostly [sz]. Pseudocode \[hat-pointing-down][sz] Most probable packages \documentclass{aritcle} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} %...
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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} \begin{tabular}{S[...
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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} \begin{letter}{...
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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, ...