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

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Specifying a letter class \address from an external file using catchfile package

I'm working with the letter class, and have created a custom .cls file in which most formatting of a letter is taken care off. From a .tex file used to produce the letter (or call, as I may have ...
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Alignment of image (via includegraphics) in fancyhdr with and without tabular environment

Below I show two examples; an image (via includegraphics) is placed in fancyhdr with and without tabular environment. When the image is placed in the tabular environment, a vertical offset is ...
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Obeylines in letterhead

when I am writing a letter and using the class scrlttr2. I would like to use \obeylines for the address, so I can just paste an address into my latex source code, i.e. somewhat like this: ...
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sender address in letter

I have a very simple question: % Cover letter using letter.cls \documentclass{letter} % Uses 10pt \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[colorlinks, linkcolor = black, citecolor = black, filecolor = ...
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How can I remove the underline on my coverletter?

I'm following along here: http://www.kindoblue.nl/articles/cover-letter-part3/ \documentclass[standard,a4paper, pagesize,backaddress=plain]{scrlttr2} %\usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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How can I change the font size of the body of my letter to a bigger font? [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX, This question might have been answered somewhere but I have hard time to find the answer. How can I change the font size of my letter's body to a bigger font. The default font is ...
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scrlttr2 Change vertical space between sender address and email/phone

Is it possible to control the vertical space between different elements in the sender-block of scrlttr2, i.e. increase the space between the address (street + town) and the following elements ...
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Change to English, the subject of letteracdp

In letteracdp package, you write the letter subject, and when you compile the document, TeXLive will put Oggetto: before it. I would like to change it into Subject:
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How to implement displayed LaTeX format data on Android devices [closed]

I'm working on a study that implements displayed format data on Android devices and it's original source code is written in LaTeX format. I'm puzzled. Although there have been Android software for ...
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Insert paragraphs and subparagraphs into letter document

A few weeks ago I aksed for Insert chapters into letter document but now I need to add paragraphs and subparagraphs into letter document. The previous answer says that I need to copy those commands ...
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scrlttr2: Position of the recipient's address

I have scrlttr2 based letter with source code given below. The letter will be printed on a windowed enveloped and I need to specify the exact location of the recipient's address box. How can I do ...
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scrlettr2: How to remove side marks?

I need to create a letter using the scrlettr2 package. For this purpose, I wrote the LaTeX document given below. But when I compile it I see marks on the side (see 3 red ellipses on the left). How ...
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Insert chapters into letter document

I am writing an extensive letter document, and I would like to put a summary and a few chapters inside it. Is it possible to do that? Here my preamble: ...
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Problem with composite letters in section labels

Although there are some advices that deal with the warning message: Composite letter `\textasciicaron+c'not defined in PD1 encoding See here, for example: Problem with UTF-8 in meta data It ...
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How can the letter be set to produce all left aligned output?

The code for the .tex file: \documentclass[12pt]{sletter} %% to use image \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{....} \opening{Dear Sir or Madam: } ... ...
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moderncv cover letter recipient data line length

I am writing a cover letter and CV using moderncv. The resulting output wraps the first two lines of the recipient information, making four lines, even though it's unnecessary (in this case). How can ...
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Labels with envlab: unwanted space a the top of the page

I'm trying the make labels with the package envlab, in order to print them on Avery label-stickers paper. So far it's all good, except that there is an unwanted space at the top of the page. I don't ...
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Dinbrief and Pagenumbers

My question concern the line numbers when using the dinbrief package. I want to have page numbers like page 1 of 2 and so on. I tried also the LastPage package, but without success. The dinbrief ...
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Packages for writing Letter

I am looking for packages to write letters. The packages should be able to understand the German DIN1338{a,b} letter format. What are common packages which are still maintained? I meant DIN 5008 Din ...
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Figure in a letter

Is there any way to include a figure in a letter \documentclass{letter}? I am trying to include a signature eps: \begin{figure}[!ht] \includegraphics[width=4 cm]{Signature.eps} \end{figure} I ...
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Aligning the header in LaTeX

How do I align the text to center in the header and the date , below the horizontal line, \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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The logo doesn't appear properly in the letter

I want to have the college logo at the center (in the header) followed by the college name, then a horizontal line , then the letter content. But My Logo is half cut: Here is the code: ...
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g-brief2 resize address window

I want to send a g-brief2 based letter with a very long address that does not fit the address window. The address is automatically hyphenated, which looks strange in this particular case. Does ...
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Missing var greek letters in math mode using eulervm

The eulervm package lacks the varrho and varsigma greek letters. Can I replace them by some greek letters from a different package? (So as that they rest distinct from their non-variant versions.) ...
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How to add another \cc tag in a letter class?

I need to create a legal document similar to a letter for a bussiness. I use the stardar class letter for be the best that fit at my needs. In fact I need to create a formal document but I need to ...
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How can I insert a subject line in a letter?

I am writing a letter and I would like to insert a subject line above or below the \opening. How should I do this? I prefer not to use scrlttr2 or KOMA
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Replacing text with another one

I need a command to replace the text from left to right given below. for example the command should change ü into \"{u}. I found some command about this but i could't apply. {ü}{\"{u}} {ğ}{\u{g}} ...
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Letter with different addressees [duplicate]

I would like to generate several cover letters which except for the title and the address of the recipients are identical. I do not want to change the title and address every time, but rather want to ...
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Changing The Date Location On A Letter

I'm using the document class scrlttr2 to make a cover letter, but since it's a business letter the date needs to be left-justified and above the address. By using the work-around here I was able to ...
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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) ...