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

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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?
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How to include online postage in a scrlttr2 letter?

The class scrlttr2 is well suited for using window envelopes by default. That means that it prints the address at the standardized position. In Germany, you can buy online postage which is supposed ...
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Why does pdflatex/dinbrief produce a US letter page for this input?

I want to write a simple letter using the dinbrief class but cannot get it to produce a DIN A4 page. The minimal example is this: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{dinbrief} \usepackage{german} ...
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Newlfm class and indentation

I am trying to write cover letter using Latex, I found out about newlfm class, I almost got what I wanted, but I can't make him indent any paragraphs. What I want is to get first line of every ...
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marginfix and letter class

One of the things I like about the letter class is that it vertically centers 1 page letters on the page. I recently discovered the marginfix package, but it seems to prevent the centering behavior. ...
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Business letter template with letterhead on the side

Is there a template for a letter that allows for the letterhead to have some of its elements on the side (in the left/right margin) in a vertical column or sidebar including a business logo? Somewhat ...
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Left Justifying the Date with Scrlttr2

I would like to left justify the date in the KOMA-Script scrlttr2 class so that it aligns with the left margin of the body. I have no other data in the refline. This question helped me to get my ...
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Which package includes \Rho? (Big rho) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? Why can I only use some capital greek letters inside my equations? I want to use the big rho (\Rho) in my document but can not find a package ...
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BT Charter fonts with v letter from another font

I'm in the final stages of preparing a manuscript for print with Charter fonts but the italic letter v in that font bothers me, because it is too similar to \nu. I would like to use a different font, ...
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Indentation of the signature in the letter class

I am writing a letter with the wikibooks template. The letter is going to be printed on a official paper which contains the address already. So I thought I can omit the \address command. For some ...
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Tabbing in the \address section of the letter document class

I am writing a letter using LaTeX's letter template, in which I include my e-mail address and phone numbers in the \address section. I would like to use icons from the marvosym package instead of ...
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Reducing white space above date in Letter Class

How can I reduce the amount of whitespace at the top of the page in the letter class? I've added some text to serve as a letterhead, and everything is lined up... but starts way too low! Does anyone ...
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How to set scrlttr2 refvpos automatically based on address length

I am creating an letter options (lco) file that I will use for multiple letters. The scrlttr2 class is designed for a fixed placement of the address field, and places the date at a fixed position from ...
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Creating letters with zero-margin colored headers, in addition to the regular letterhead

I'm trying to use LaTeX for creating corporate letters. What I have found is that there are many tools to write letters, but they are mostly focused on letters of more personal nature rather than ...
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How to control the back address ident and remove the sender address in scrlttr2

I'd like to remove the box which holds the sender data and only have the backaddress. Is this possible ?
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Put an image header in \documentclass{letter}

Is there is any possibility to put an image header in a letter class document? I can put a footer image and an image for my signature, but I want to put an image on the top of the letter.
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Changing the font size on the address fields in the Letter document class

I'm trying to create a letter using the default letter document class. In the name, address, and telephone fields, I want the font to be styled differently than the rest of the document, but I can't ...
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Making document classes in LyX available

I'm writing a letter in LyX, and I want to choose a document class for it. (I don't like the default letter.) Looking at Document -> Settings -> Document class, I see that most classes are ...
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Example of mailmerge package with an Excel spreadsheet

I am looking for an example for using the mailmerge package to write a cover letter, with names and addresses on a spreadsheet. The package comes with an example, but you have to manually enter all ...
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Declaring layers causes tikzpicture to disappear

I'm using a picture environment to \put some tikzpictures at places within the page from within \setkomavar{firsthead}. When I declare some pgf layers like so: \pgfdeclarelayer{background} ...
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Custom reference field line in scrlttr2

Following on from a previous question, I took the route of co-opting the location field to display some invoice related information in the top right corner of the letter. Now I'd like to do something ...
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How to position the reference fields line in scrlttr2

TeX newbie. I want to position the reference fields line in scrlttr2 to where the "supplemental data" is usually displayed (in the top right hand corner, below the header). I figured it would be as ...
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scrlttr2: How can I remove the white space between “address” and “Subject:” line?

How may I remove excessive white space at the top, between my address in top-left, and the Subject: line? \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Easily aligning 'from' and 'to' address fields in LaTeX letters

When you write a letter in LaTeX, you can add your address with the \address block, while you have the possibility of adding the recipient address after the \begin{letter} statement as an extra ...
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Adding a signature on an online job application

Nowadays many job applications are sent in digital form as PDF. We use of course LaTeX to create such. Usually you add a cover letter to your CV and credentials. If you sent this as print-out by ...
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Remove date from the french style for the ConTeXt letter module

I'm using the ConTeXt's letter module with the french style but I don't want the date do appear. I tried to setup an empty list of elements to display but it didn't work, \setupletter [list={}] ...
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How to a put a repeated text in the left margin of a page, like a header or footer, but on the side

I'm trying to copy a stationery format which puts the return address in a small block in the middle of the left margin of the page, like a header, but on the side I've tried using the everypage ...
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How to make size tailored label with envlab?

According to the package guide I should be able to declare label sizes in the preamble of the document like in this example: \documentclass[12]{letter} \usepackage{envlab} \SetLabel{63mm, 46mm, ...
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Good Style of Creating a Signature all within LaTeX

I have a small task that involves trying to get a signature using LaTeX fonts. I want to be able to make the signature look as handwritten as possible (pen/marker) using the LaTeX fonts. Also like to ...
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Letter class alternatives with support for figures, tables, and labels

I'm increasingly fed up with the arbitrary restrictions that the standard LaTeX letter class has. Today I discovered that the table environment is not defined in the standard letter class, which means ...
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Removing the line and address from scrlttr

scrlttr2 seems to set a line with the address on it. I can't figure out which of the many scrlttr2 options turns it off. \documentclass{scrlttr2} \setkomavar{fromname}{Seamus} ...
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How to place the subject line under the greeting line in t-letter module in ConTeXt?

I'm writing a letter using the t-letter module available with ConTeXt. I want the subject line to be underneath the greeting line, but I can't work out how to do it. I think it is something like: ...
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How to place a list of attachments at the same hight as the closing?

I am writing a letter using KOMA-scripts scrlttr2-class. I would like to add a list of attachments at the end, and I would like that list to be at the same height as the closing, but on the right side ...
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Using BibTeX with letter class

I'm trying to use BibTeX with a letter; I hope this is not too eccentric. The letter class doesn't have BibTeX support, though. I found Environment thebibliography undefined when using letter. ...
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How to avoid empty space at the end of a page when using scrlttr2?

I use this class definition in the preamble for typesetting letters: \documentclass[12pt,ngerman,foldmarks=true,fromalign=right,fromrule=afteraddress, parskip=half, pagenumber=no,DIV=15]{scrlttr2} ...
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How do I write invoices in LaTeX?

I'm relatively new to TeX, which means I did nothing more than homework and some math things with it. Now I'd like to write invoices with LaTeX (for reusability etc.) I am not searching for a ...
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Looking for Cover letter template

I'm looking for cover letter template which would fit with this CV, PDF here. Can anyone suggest anything similar to that (just a regular cover letter, sender's address on top right, recipients lower ...
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Croatian/Serbian letters in CV problem

I'm using a currvita CV for something, but am unable to get Croatian/Serbian (I don't know how this will come out, but they are šŠđĐčČćĆžŽ). Haven't used LaTeX in a while but remember that in the ...