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

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Hiding the references in a letter

I have written a letter and I want to cite the references of my paper. However, I don't want the reference section to appear at the end of my letter. How can I hide this section? I have used the ...
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koma-scrlttr2: bottom margin is immense, how to reduce?

I'm really struggling with what seems like it should be a simple layout question for KOMA scrlttr2. I simply cannot find any way to get the bottom margin of a letter to be anything less than 2 ...
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Bibliography string 'letterto' undefined

I'm using biblatex with the historian style, and everything's been working smoothly until I tried the @letter entry type. I'm also redefining the \smartcite macro to get the footnotes to look more ...
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Power set symbol [duplicate]

I don't know if there's some standard symbol to represent the Power Set in Latex. According to Wikipedia there are some possibilities: I think the first one would be the most appropriate because ...
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Bibliography in letter class? [duplicate]

Is it possible to add a list of references at the end of the text in the 'letter' documentclass?
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scrartcl without author?

I want to write a cost estimation for my part of a large business proposal, and I just tried scrartcl. My address I put in the top left corner using \titlehead. As it already contains my name, I did ...
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g-brief2 separatorlines not justified - (trennlinien nicht bündig)

The separatorlines \trennlinien in g-grief2 class are not justified (flush with the the other components of the letter) like in the g-brief class. The first line seems to be to much on the right hand ...
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Use part of text stored in a variable

Is there a way to take only part of the text from a variable? My specific use case is with the envlab package: I want the \returnaddress command to omit the last two lines of the \fromaddress ...
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Writing an official letter

I want to write an official letter such as apply for fund ... as following : To Subject Body Sign Name I would appreciate if you can tell me the ...
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Indent first paragraph of letters

In this thread it is explained that package indentfirst interacts with section headings, which a letter does not have. So, how can I get L(u)aTeX to do that, i.e. indent the first paragraph of a ...
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scrlttr2 no firsthead

I am currently writing a job application using the scrlttr2 package. I am sending the application as a pdf file, so I really don't need the \firsthead, so I emptied it by using \firsthead{}. However, ...
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Introducing courtesy folding marks in moderncv

I have a new idea but it seems I don't know how to realise... as always! I am doing some experiments with moderncv, and I would like to introduce folding marks like in scrlttr2 (KOMA 2 Letter format) ...
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letter class font size

How can I increase the base font size to 14pt in standard letter class using xelatex for ease of reading for presbyopic people? which font has better visibility?
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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 ...