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

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letter class with header

When I create a letter using the standard letter class, and try to create header using fancyhdr package, the header never displays even after using \thispagestyle{fancy}. I do not like to use ...
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How to add right-aligned logo to top of standard letter

I would like to add a logo to the top right of the document in line with the centered address on the top. I found Put an image header in \documentclass{letter} but this adds a line and separates ...
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Use letter environment in memoir documentclass

I'm typesetting a novel that includes correspondence between characters. For the overall book, I'm using the memoir documentclass. To typeset the correspondence, however, I'd like to use the letter ...
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Position the date with dinbrief

How do I change the horizontal position of the date with dinbrief? I have written some nice looking letters but now I am trying to align the date with part of my letterhead. I'm using dinbrief and I ...
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Date, place and name in CV

I am a beginner in LaTeX and I use THIS for creating my CV. I need to add date, place and my name (signature) to the bottom of this CV document but of course when I add it to the last section, it has ...
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LaTeX letter with addresses fields are in the right place - one under another

Perhaps, this question is stupid for some users, who has more experience, but I can't find any correct option (though I re-read KOMA-Script guide section about pseudo-lengths) therefore, please, ...
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A letter under word

How can I write a letter under a word. Eg: Assume that I have to write $\textbf{P}$ centered under the word "maximize". When I tried with "_", the output is \begin{equation} maximize_{\textbf{P}} ...
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How to move up the text

I have used a LaTeX template for the cover letter: % Cover letter using letter.cls \documentclass{letter} % Uses 10pt %\usepackage{helvetica} % uses helvetica postscript font (download helvetica.sty) ...
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Writing a letter in ConTeXt, formatting issues

I'm writing a letter to someone, using ConTeXt. I'm running into some formatting issues. The following is the code I have, and the PDF output. There are two things that I'd like to fix. ...
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What is the round v symbol used by my thermodynamics text for volume and specific volume?

The shape is somewhere between a v and a u. I'm almost certain it's a letter character as they have both lower and uppercase (used for specific and total volume respectively). Since the v and V ...
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Letter Environment : Justice! [duplicate]

I'm looking at this, and I'm wondering how I can get Mr. John Doe \\ 2345 Jones St. \\ Oakland, CA 91123 to be right justified in this letter environment: \begin{letter}{Mr. John Doe \\ 2345 Jones ...
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How do I provide/trigger the special support for letters in AUCTeX?

As you probably know, the letter document class has quite a few pieces of metadata that go along with it, e.g. name, address, signature, etc. It would be really nice if all of this was put into the ...
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How to right-align signatures on newlfm

I'm trying to use the newlfm class to write a letter, but I've run into this problem. It's customary in some places to have the signature aligned on the right side, as on stdletter, but everything ...
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Multi-line text retrieved from file via \input, within a newcommand declaration, passing newly declared command as argument of standard letter class

I have put together a minimum working example consisting of a number of files mwe.tex % instance of personal letter address.tex % full address of individual being addressed in mwe.tex ...
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Manually made folding marks in article don't appear as intended

I am writing a letter in the article documentclass in LyX. I tried Koma-script v2, and found it nice, but not quite fulfilling with customization, at any rate not within LyX. Most of my letter works ...
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How to embed a letter?

Suppose I am writing a novel using the book class, in which a correspondence from the hero to the heroine needs to be embeded, like this: Dear Marie, I miss you very much, I'll come home in a ...
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tilde in a url in the address portion of a letter

I am trying to include my website address in the address block of a letter. My webaddress has a tilde character, and my usual solution, $\sim$, to the tilde formatting problem is not working. The ...
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How to remove space between back address and address in scrlttr2?

There is a blank line between the back address and the address? How can I remove it? \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{ngerman, ae} ...
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How to make scrlttr2 look like letter

I need to put a subject line in a letter so after looking around most suggestions seem to point towards using the document class scrlttr2 instead of letter since it is much more flexible. However, ...
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Problem with letter “\dj” in small-caps font

The letter \dj has its bar placed too high when used in lower case small caps, e.g. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[croatian]{babel} \begin{document} \textsc{\dj} \end{document} What ...
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Modifying a letter with scrlttr2

I'm writing my first letter with LaTeX, and I need some help: I need to put the address of the sender on the upper left side of the page. Put my name in the lower right part of the page. I would ...
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Use headings in letters / vertical space

I need to use headings in a letter, more precisely in documentclass dinbrief. Knowing that LaTeX does not support section or subsection commands in this document class I use the following workaround: ...
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Move address to the right and recipient to the left in a letter

I wanted to try to write letters in LaTeX but the problem about the layout of the letter is the fact that the sender's address is on the left and the recipient on the right but in French it is ...
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Using Greek Letters

For the following example I'm getting Missing $ inserted... with regard to the \rho command: a tangible benefit from acquiring positive reputation that is not captured within \citet{d05a}, in ...
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letter document class and babel/magyar not compatible any more?

I am recently having trouble with combining the letter document class with the magyar language option of the babel package. The weird thing is that the last time when I had to use this combination ...
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Using an adr-file, how to change format of the address?

I'm up to use LaTeX for writing my letters, invoices, other stuff and I'm nearly finished with setting up my templates using the KOMA class scrlttr2. One thing remains... I got an address-file where ...
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LaTeX resume/cover letter error

I've recently used a LaTeX template to make both a resume and cover letter using res.cls and letter.sty respectively. However, I would like to have both documents display my name, a horizontal line ...
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Form/Serial/Merge letter - output to separate PDF files

I am currently setting up a serial letter (ie. one letter/same content, multiple recipients). My current script outputs all pages in one, long PDF document. Is there way to make LaTeX generate ...
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Prohibit see-through text with gibberish on backside of page?

I'd like to have the backside of my LaTeX pages printed with "gibberish" to prevent someone from holding the letter against a lamp and reading the see-through text. Kind of like the PIN letters have ...
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How do instantiate Hebrew letters

I want to make use of a Hebrew lamedh in a document instead of the Greek equivalent lambda as the latter is reserved another purpose. How do I get hold of this and other Hebrew letters?
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Why doesn't the \closing center in my letter?

If I pdflatex the below Latex, then "Kind regards," and "Sandra" doesn't get centred. If the letter is two pages long, then it does. Question How do I get this centred when my letter is just one ...
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Letter in quotation

I want to put entire letter as a quotation in text (which is a book), something similar to what you get with quotation enviroinment, but preserving positions of adress etc. How to do this?
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How should a salary negotiation letter look like? [closed]

Does anyone know if there exists a template for salary negotiation? Or perhaps how one should look like?
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How can I supress horizontal rules in newlfm letterhead?

I'm trying to use the newlfm package to put together a LaTeX letterhead. (Thankfully, my college's letterhead is text-only, so I don't have to worry about fancy logos or the like.) I've gotten ...
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Generating labels for envelopes

I have a list of 50 addresses for letters I have to send, and in LaTeX I am trying to create labels to stick on envelopes. I have a clear A4 sheet for printing (e.g. 10x2 fields) something similar as ...
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Beautiful letterhead

How can I create a beautiful letterhead from the article class using say header or footer . I do not want to use letter class due to limitations. The letterhead should look outstanding.
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How to show additional contact information in t-letter head

I am working on a letter using the t-letter module and have found that only my name and address show in the head layer. Any ideas as to how I can show additional contact information as well? Here is ...
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Page margin, header and footer configuration

This is how my letter looks like \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{letter} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \newcommand{\DocumentTitle}{Motivation Letter} \newcommand{\Author}{John Smith} ...
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Disable exceptional behavior of the first page in letter

I use the following code for my letter: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{letter} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \newcommand{\DocumentTitle}{Motivation Letter} ...
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how to right-align on a page a block of multi-lined text which is itself left-aligned within the block?

I am trying to re-create the letter format using just regular LaTex commands since the letter packages do not give me the desired effect. In a standard US letter, my (the sender) address would be on ...
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Where to save lco templates for scrlttr2 letters?

In the german Koma Script Book I read about the elegant way to predefine the personal address in a .lco file like this ~/texmf/tex/latex/jd_private_v001.lco # <- added answer here for other ...
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Modification of a given letter

In this letter from Wikibooks, \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{hyperref} \signature{Joe Bloggs} \address{21 Bridge Street \\ Smallville \\ Dunwich DU3 4WE} \begin{document} ...
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How to use Bibtex with G-Brief [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using BibTeX with letter class My goal is to write a letter using the g-brief package including some references using the \cite{} and the \bibliography{} commands. For ...
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Put the \encl at the bottom of the page (lettre class)

Using the lettre document class, I want to place the enclosures automatically at the bottom of the page, like this : This is the default behavior : This is the code I used to get the first ...
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Justify text in moderncv cover letter

I am writing a cover letter and CV using moderncv. Everything works fine so far, but the text in the cover letter is not justified. I think it is good that it is not hyphenated, but it would look much ...
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Changing options based on generated document length

I am creating lots of letters using the scrlttr2 package and some variables that change per letter. The contents of these variables might cause the letter to take up an additional page that I would ...
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How to remove or reduce space for hand-written signature in `closing` of `letter` documenty class? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...
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How to type specifically on this part of the page?

I want to type my name in block capitals and in italics in the space highlighted in the blackbox, but I can't seem to be able to. Everything else is fine with the cover letter, I just need to type my ...
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Sectioning in letter-type documents

I want to use sectioning in letters (section, subsection, etc), but here I read that basically all of these sectioning commands do not apply to letters. What is the proper way to create sections in ...
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Adding sectioning support in scrlttr2 class

It seems like by default the scrlttr2 class doesn't support sectioning, that is the command \section or \paragraph returns errors. How can one add sectioning support to a latter basing on scrlttr2?