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

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Resize Greek letter in an equation

Is there a way to resize Greek letters if they are in an equation? This is the code of the equation (for example): \begin{equation} ...
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Error message: There's no line here to end

In a letter-class document that had no previous errors I am suddenly getting the error message: "There's no line here to end" \opening{text} I've used this file many times and today it starts ...
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Form letters with LaTeX [duplicate]

I've got a simple LaTeX-Template for a letter (a bit TikZ and a single paragraph of text) and would like to generate a PDF-file (PDFLaTeX) with 100 letters using this template and names from a ...
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Need a latex template for letter in format with from and to one after another and followed by body of letter

I like to type a letter in latex with From and To one after another and then followed by sub and then body of letter. unable to set the From and To in the page. Suggest me how to put it shall i use ...
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How to use special charakters like ° in heading of a letter

How to set an address with an ° (degree sign) on scrlttr2? Let's have this minimal example: \documentclass[fontsize=10pt,paper=a4,DIN]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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Military stencil alphabet style

In movies and on military issues one can see stencil letters. Although I don't want to write a whole text in this style I am asking myself if there is a LaTeX package for writing in military stencil ...
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Avoiding empty space at the bottom of a scrlttr2 letter

Per How to avoid empty space at the end of a page when using scrlttr2? I tried adding the options suggested to scrlttr2, but at least in the following example, it doesn't seem to work. I get a big ...
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Centre aligning letter SUBJECT using newflm class

I am using newflm class to prepare a letter. The class, surprisingly, does not provide a Subject field. Stealing idea from this thread, I somehow managed to insert a subject, though it was not at all ...
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Difference between Russian and Serbian Cyrillic italic letter

I also have a question about Serbian Cyrillic latter in latex. So I write some code in latex to have Serbian (Latin and Cyrillic) and English language in a same document. Fortunately, in my case when ...
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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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ifthenelse in adress of letter

I write a letter with \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,addresshigh]{dinbrief} The letter itself starts with \begin{letter}{\Anschrift} and \newcommand{\Anschrift}{% \textbf{\Firma}\\ ...
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How to print the date in newlfm

I have set up my letter with the \usepackage{newlfm} and am very happy with it but are struggling with one minor detail. I want to print some information within the header, but can't seem to find a ...
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How would I mix German and Icelandic diacritic characters in a single English document?

I'm trying to use the letter-classic class of the following version: \ProvidesClass{letter-classic}[2003/03/04 v1.1] The goal is to mix UTF-8 characters from German and Icelandic in an English ...
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Breaking CCs in letter class across pages

It seems in the letter class that CCs don't get split across page breaks. Is there some way to make this happen? I'm including addresses in the CC, so it can become quite long. and if it doesn't ...
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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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Including an image as an address in a letter

I'm a beginner at LaTeX and I want to write a letter where I can also include an image in the header and an image that represents the address. I found in tex.stackexchange how to include the image in ...
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Latex letters pixelated when zooming in [duplicate]

When I zoom in into my pdf documents I see that the letters are not smooth anymore and show pixels that grow and grow when zooming in more and more. I do now know what package or package combination ...
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Five questions to the newlfm document class

I have fives smaller issue with the newlfm documentclass. How can I place the \addrfrom{} below the name at the bottom of my letter? How can O get the \regarding{} command to aling on \\ like the ...
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How to control the space allotted for a signature in letter documents?

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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Cover letter with Sender and Recipient on the left-hand-side

I would like to use the documentclass letter but only moving the sender -field to the left-hand-side. Minimal example from here: \documentclass{letter} \usepackage{hyperref} \signature{Joe Bloggs} ...
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Multiple letters to the same address

Is it possible to use from and to field to have same addresses, while the content of the text continue to change using a letter class. This will be useful in a case when someone has to send monthly ...
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Remove blank page at end of \documentclass{letter}

When Trying to create a letter using the letter document class I get an unwanted blank page at the end of my document. It looks like it may be coming from the \begin{letter}{} macro as the first ...
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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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scrlttr2 location positioning question

I would like to have the text of the variable location to be right aligned with the text of the main body. So I tried to redefine the length lochpos to be the same as refhpos, because the margin on ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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How to fit a large text on one page using scrlttr2?

EDIT: During the comments I noted that I should not try to change the top margin manually to keep the DIN - therefore my question is now only how can I reduce font size without changing the right and ...
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Sending Same Letter to multiple addresses

I'm sending the same letter to multiple addresses. The addresses are stored in a csv document. I've so far created a loop to create multiple letters, but I have not been successful in finding a ...
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Inserting cursive signature to letter in LaTex

I am writing a letter and I want LaTex to put a cursive signature between sincerely and my printed name. When I do it like this, It puts the cursive under the print. \signature{Jane Doe\\Job ...
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g-brief produces letter format PDF instead of A4 depending on system settings [duplicate]

I'm using g-brief to produce a letter. However, on my computer, the resulting PDF has the letter format, whereas I need A4. I figured g-brief only produces A4 PDF files, so I'm surprised. When I ...
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G-brief2 in LyX: Enumeration inside letter

This is really driving me crazy. Within Lyx I can use the option to include an enumerated list in my letter (g-brief2). When I do, the list is put after closing and name \end{g-brief} is inserted just ...
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How to removing telephone and email from newlfm letter?

I am trying to remove Telephone and Email from the address in a newlfm template in WriteLaTeX. I commented them in this way: %\PhrPhone{Phone} % Customize the "Telephone" text %\PhrEmail{Email} % ...
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Add very nice lambda in empheq package or package-less

My MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{empheq} %\usepackage{mathptmx} \begin{document} ...
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Custom \thebibliography with alphabetic numbering for scrltt2 not working in presence of babel

I want to use an alphabetically numbered bibliography in a letter class that does not provide bibliographies (scrlttr in my case, but the example provided below works with letter, too). Based on this ...
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Bold Greek letters in latex section name

I'm having small trouble with "pi" in section name \section{ $\pi$ } in LaTeX. I need to bold \pi but I do not know how to do it. I was try to use $\mbox{\boldmath${\pi}$}$, $\mbox{\mathbf{\pi}}$, ...
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Color each letter in document

I am trying to define a command that changes the color of every letter in the whole document to a specified color. I already tried different approaches from this thread, but I was not able to color ...
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PDF letterhead as document background

My institution's letterhead is available as a PDF file. The PDF is not just of the logo (to be placed in a corner), but of the entire page. Is it possible to make this PDF the background of the ...
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How to edit `\makeletterclosing` to insert graphic of signature

I am using this popular formal letter template from Latextemplates.com. However, at the end it uses the command \makeletterclosing to print the closing message (something along the lines of "thank you ...
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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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Separate header with line in letter

I'm using scrlttr2 and koma script to write a letter. I have a header and I want to separate the header with something like a \hrule from the rest of the letter. I tried \setheadsepline{1pt} but it ...
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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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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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Right align address

I am pretty new to LaTeX and I'm having some issues for creating a motivation letter. I have a nice structure in my mind, but I can't complete it fully. Here's a live example: click. Everything looks ...
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Letter in LaTeX

How to create a letter with the following structure (A4 paper)? I'm novice to using LaTeX for letters! Top Right - Date. Top Left - From ---------- To ---------- Through ---------- Opening ...
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Align two lines of text inside a \emailfrom

I am very new to TeX and I am trying to do a simple cover letter using LaTeX. I've downloaded a template for a cover letter and it has a component (don't know how you call these things) named ...