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

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How to automatically replace one letter with another before rendering

Short version I use the letter X in my document. When I convert the *.tex to *.pdf, I want all occurrences of X to be replaced with Y, akin to if I opened the "search and replace" function in the ...
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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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Deleting space between date and letterhead logo

I'm writing a cover letter and trying to keep it at two pages, but I can't get rid of the huge white space between the logo and date. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks. \documentclass[10....
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Position recipient's address to fit window of envelope (class “leter”)

I want to arrange that the recipient's address fits the window of the envelope in a simple letter-class letter (my address on top right, the date underneath and still on the right, then the recepient'...
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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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table with caption in letter class

Self explanatory title question: How do I get to produce a table with caption in a letter class? A working example would be great.
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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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Bibtex name letter problem

I am using Bibtex with a slightly modified acm.bst file. In the bibliography section, all names should be presented in this kind of fashion: For John Doe: Doe J., ... This generally works just ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX with G-Brief

Good morning everybody, I've used the following file serveral times to create letters. I've never had any issues. But now, out of the sudden, I am getting the following error for each German letter (...
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Pagestyle of KOMA letter package

I'm using the KOMA scrletter package to embed a letter into another document, see the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,ngerman]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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Incorporate my name “Théodore” in a latex document

In my Latex document, I would like to include "é", "à",... for further incorporate my name "Théodore". Is there anyone could modify my document? \documentclass[NF, fontsize=12pt,%% ...
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Adjusting space when using the “lettre” class

I am quite new in writing letters with LaTeX, and I am wondering whether there is a way to adjust the space between the end of the sender's e-mail address and the subject of the letter (see picture ...
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Croatian letters in CV

I want to modify this CV https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/professional-cv with my data but I cant figure out how to write čćšđž letters. I usually copy \usepackage[croatian]{babel}...
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Letter with address in the Margin

I'd like to format a letter in line with this image: Instead of the usual three-part layout with Header, main body, and footer, I'd like to split it up into four parts: Header and footer across ...
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KOMA-Script (scrartcl+scrletter): Adjust spacing of signature with “\includegraphics{..}” from closing

It seems that the KOMA package scrletter (used with the class the class scrartcl) ensures that there is vertical space between the output of the \closing{..} and where the KOMA variable signature is ...
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CV Formatting Problems: Picture, Date, Page Number and References

I desperately need help. I'm currently starting out with LaTeX, and I absolutely love it, it's gorgeous. I tried a template for my CV, it's very good. Here's the Code: %-------------------------------...
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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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Bulk letter, “loop” doesn't work, “read to” doesn't work

Original Text below Edit: I solved it with endless googleing and help from here. Here is my theory: the typos caused expandafter to fail, which caused a dismatch between the chopline command and the ...
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Signature over printed name in a `moderncv` letter

When trying to get the signature (transparent PNG) properly placed using the following code: \name{Andrés}{BC} \closing{\color{red}Atentamente,\\ \vspace{-10pt}\parbox{120pt}% {\includegraphics[width=...
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What package to use to write a letter?

I would like to write a letter to someone. So far I've discovered two packages letter and lettre (written by a french guy). Both are nice, but I would like to customize the layout of the letter. For ...
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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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Remove first letter style

I borrow a template on Overleaf for my report. However, I would like to change the first letter "N" back to ordinary letter style. Thank you everyone! New edition : I am sorry for not including ...
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How to avoid a text body-addressee clash on scrlttr2 letter when multiple addressees are listed?

In trying to use the scrlttr2 package, with a letter address to lots of multiple parties, there is clash/crash between the body of the letter, and those to whom the letter is addressed. In other words ...
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Forcing the paragraph placement

I want to write a letter, so I began to write it. In order to write other letters I want the opening sentence to be placed at the same location on the page. Indeed, this is what my letter looks like:...
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Microtype problem with line-endings

today i noticed that when i compile my Tex-File with LuaLaTeX and the Microtype-Package that the line-endings are not correctly formatted. Here an small example where you can see that the punctuation ...
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Libertine Strange Emphasized Capital J Letter

I'm using libertine package. I see the emphasized capital J (no. 1) is a bit strange to me, compared to another fonts. Is it really the way it is? How to get it fixed? Thanks. \documentclass{book} ...
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Add or remove paragraphs like blocks or sections with custom name

I am totally new to latex. For cover letter in latex, I want to divide my one page content in 4 paragraphs. This body part keeps on changing based on requirements. there are in all 9 paragraphs that ...
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Date placement in letter class

I'm using the letter template from the wiki. Here's the code: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{hyperref} \signature{Joe Bloggs} \address{21 Bridge Street \\ Smallville \\ Dunwich DU3 4WE} \begin{...
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cover letter template which is stylistically similar to moderncv [closed]

the Moderncv resumee template is very well color coordinated. It isn't just plain black in comparison with the cover letter. Unfortunately, all cover letters I've found are just plain black , which ...
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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 C:\LocalTeX\...
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Can I have a letter head with the article document class?

I am currently using the scrlttr2 document class for letters. However, I run into annoying problems all the time (e.g. recently: ! LaTeX Error: Environment table undefined.) I've searched for ...
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Universal method to combine diacritical mark ˇ with [sz]?

I cannot combine the hat-pointing-down ˇ with [a-zA-z] but mostly [sz]. Pseudocode \[hat-pointing-down][sz] Most probable packages \documentclass{aritcle} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} %...
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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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Weird page breaking in letter style after closing

I want to add text to a letter after the signature. This is a sort of appendix. However, the page breaking after the closing is very strange. If I include a LaTeX list in one of the paragraphs ...
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How to obtain a swiss letter layout?

I would like to obtain exactly this layout for a letter but I didn't get it up to know. I found the classes chletter on ctan but after reading the documantation I think it does not allow this date ...
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With the package metalogo and XeLaTeX, error occurs when typing two dots above the letter

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{metalogo} \begin{document} \"A \"b \"U \XeLaTeX \LaTeX \end{document}
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Including a signature image in scrlttr2

Hi there: I have a letter template using scrlttr2 and I am trying to insert a signature image. I was using the code posted here texblog and it sort of works. It throws an undefined sequence error, ...
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Write a letter in LaTex

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to write the letter in attachment. Even if it is so simple, it's driving me crazy. I'm not able to put the logo only in the first page and not in the others, trying not ...
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Reducing the huge space before the first line of the KOMA letter class

How can i reduce the vertical space to the start of the letter? \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,firstfoot=false]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{% ...
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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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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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Mixing notes style and authordate style in biblatex-chicago (the example of letters)

I'm having a problem with biblatex-chicago's authordate style and citing @letters. In line with the Chicago Manual of Style's general guidelines, I don't list @letters in the bibliography. Instead, I ...
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How enumerate the rows in the table with a,b,c,…? [duplicate]

I want put the letters (a), (b), (c),... in each row of the table. Is it possible? \begin{table}[htbp] \centering\sisetup{table-format=1.4, table-number-alignment=center} \begin{tabular}{S[...
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Problems with mixing Icelandic and German with LuaLaTex

So what I am trying to do is to use the letter-classic class with LuaLaTeX (This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.80.0 (MiKTeX 2.9) (rev 5238) (format=lualatex 2015.11.10) 25 NOV 2015 09:30) as included in ...
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Sender / Recipient position in letter? [closed]

I have the following template of a letter which I use to write a letter which I have to send to my university. In the template the sender box is on the top right and the recipient box is on the left. ...
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How to type this two letters in latex [duplicate]

and The first one look like $\xi$ but not completely the same.
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How to include scanned signature in letter?

I have written a letter in LaTeX, see code below (there are some german comments which do not matter). Now I want to include my scanned signature as a jpg above the closing name (that means between "...
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Check what kind of document class is used

I have defined a .sty-file which I use in a report, which holds a lot of good information and styles for how my documents should look like. This have been working great, until when I tried making a ...
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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 ...