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

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Suppress indentation on the opening line of a letter

Here's a simple example: \documentclass[12pt]{letter} \setlength{\parindent}{15pt} \signature{Doorknob} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{} \noindent \opening{Dear TeX Stack Exchange,} ...
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Separation between paragraphs on formal Letters

I want to create a formal letter in which I have to add a separator between paragraphs, just as the ones in the picture Is there a way to create a this but not by typing each asterisk below the ...
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How to cut the space of the closing in moderncv cover letter?

I am writing a cover letter using moderncv. The problem is when executing the latex file I get two pages with only my name in the second page. I would like to cut the space between sincerely and my ...
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Space and Position in Cover Letter Title

I attached my code for my cover letter of one job, and the picture of compiled pdf below. Can anyone help me accomplish the following things: How to make my Name show on the left with certain nice ...
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How do I access an Arabic letter least painfully in a mathematical text

I write a mathematical text with the preamble \documentclass[fleqn]{scrartcl} \setkomafont{disposition}{\normalfont\bfseries} \makeatletter\let\TTTemp\cap\makeatother ...
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Can't move footer up on page

I'm trying to write a letter using the scrlttr2 document class. My footer is 3 lines and as such is touching the bottom of the page. I've been trying to move the footer up by using the geometry ...
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Mail merge using datatool with letter class

I am trying to adapt this question/answer on how to do mail merge to work with the letter document class. The linked answer works great for me, but when I try to change the document class to letter I ...
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I want to write a letter in Hindi

I want to write a letter in Hindi. I want to use mikTeX to create the PDF document in Hindi. I don't want to have transliteration from English to Hindi. How can I do this?
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Why does \usepackage{invoice}+\usepackage{graphicx} interfere with \documentclass{letter}? [duplicate]

Reproducible example: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{graphicx} %\usepackage{invoice} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{} \opening{Muy se\~{n}or nuestro:} \lipsum[34] ...
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Figure caption as name for digital signature [duplicate]

I use a image as my signature in a letter and I want my name directly underneath it. so far, I have successfully changed the Figure caption by using \renewcommand{\figurename}{}%To avouid Figure or ...
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Combine europecv document class with KOMA-script letter scrlttr2

I use the document class europecv to write my CV. I want to add a letter before the actual CV, most preferable with the scrlttr2 KOMA-script document class. Is there a way to load the KOMA-script ...
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How to I move the from (sender) address position to the left in a letter document class

This one deals more with vertical, not horizontal, space: Positioning the address in a Letter I know about the scrlttr2 document class, but the letter class has much better default formatting (I only ...
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What is a sound way to add wrapped figure support to a letter?

I am using the letter class and would like to put a wrapped figure in the letter. How can this be done properly? Attempting to insert a wrapped figure using the wrapfig package (with a caption) ...
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First letter of first paragaph of a section with a different font

The problem is that every first letter of the first paragaph in a section is in a different font than the rest. The O's for example are a lot slimmer than the rest, and this is really bad for me, ...
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Numbering appendices by letter instead of number

I'm trying to get a hold of numbering the letter of the Appendices. This is how it looks now: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, twoside]{article} % PACKAGES \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Eliminating extra vertical space around quotes in letters

Eliminating vertical space around a quote, as described here, succeeds when the documentclass is article \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{quoting} \quotingsetup{vskip=0pt} \begin{document} ...
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How can I change the default \\ spacing?

So, I have a definition which takes in data like this: ...{apple\\orange\\cat\\imperial green tea\\left-handed president}... In the document I get the following after compilation: apple orange ...
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How to add tax to invoice?

I'm using the invoice package, and I'd like to know how to add tax into the totals. Are you supposed to add tax to a wholesale invoice? Also, how to add other fields to the table if possible.
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Positioning the address in a Letter

I need to place the right-side address differently in my .tex file but I can not figure out how to do. What I would like is to have the last line from the right-placed address at the same line as the ...
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moderncv's casual CV template with oldstyle cover letter

I want to use moderncv's casual CV template with oldstyle cover letter. How can I do this?
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Write/export envelope label to an external file

The following example was taken from documentation found at this url on page 4, figure 1. \documentclass[12pt]{letter} \usepackage[personalenvelope]{envlab} \makelabels \address{% Joe Casanova\\1 ...
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Can not compile TeXStudio’s Letter template

I have just created a new file from a template in TeXStudio. I have chosen the letter template. So I have this code generated: \documentclass[]{letter} \begin{document} % If you want headings on ...
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To write Latvian in Babel

I know this thread about Changing language in babel, but I do not see any aux file generated in my case. So cannot delete them. My file \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Document Blending: An Analysis of the Sex Appeal of Business Instruments

Here is what I'm working with so far: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{background} \usepackage{lipsum} \backgroundsetup{% scale=4, %% change accordingly angle=0, %% change ...
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Using catchfile and envlab packages

The following code works well enough: envelopea.tex \documentclass[12pt]{letter} \usepackage[businessenvelope,customenvelopes]{envlab} \SetEnvelope[2.0in]{240mm}{145mm} ...
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How to make a dynamic comment box next to \address cluster?

I'm sure you're aware what \address{blah} is. Well, I'd like to make a boxed comment that's just as high as my address and stretches from the left margin of the document to 3cm to the left of the ...
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How to blend two different documents?

Below is document one with its associated .lco file: .lco \ProvidesFile{standard.lco}[% 2002/07/09 v0.9a LaTeX2e unsupported letter-class-option] \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...