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

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Autofill letter template

I'm an MD and I have to write a lot of letters to collegues and I want to try to do this in LaTex to increase productivity. I wonder if it's possible to make a basic letter template without any names, ...
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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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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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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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How to print special letter such as A and D [duplicate]

How to print the "A" and "D" that looks like the graphs? I tried to use \textit but it does not work?
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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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How to instantiate Hebrew letters

I want to make use of a Hebrew lamedh in a document instead of the Greek equivalent lambda as the latter is reserved another purpose. How do I get hold of this and other Hebrew letters?
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Calling start/stop letter environment inside luacode block

I'm creating a letter using the ConTeXt letter module, and I want to process an external file within Lua and change some of the letter setup and text based on the data in the external file. I'm ...
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Resetting LastPage in scrlttr2 letters

I'm trying to find a way to add "page X of Y" to the footers of my scrlttr2 letters. At first sight, using the lastpage package and \pageref*{LastPage} works. However, as soon as multiple letters are ...
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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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Adding diacritics to Tibetan mantras with LaTeX

Thank you very much for your quick and skilled answers to my first question! Unfortunately they didn't solve my problem exactly, so I become more precise in my question: I'm working on an German ...
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Pythontex and the g-brief address field

I calculate some coordinates to include a cut out of a PDF (eStamps) via python. My code looks like this: \documentclass[ ngerman, % deutsch-neu %russian, % russisch %english, % ...
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textpos inside a letter.sty

Loving the textpos style in order to create University letterhead, but having a problem: I want to add \begin{textblock}{\textwidth}(0,0) \includegraphics[width=\paperwidth]{Wred.jpg} ...
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How can I typeset the operator as upright Roman font?

Journal ask the operator \Delta is typeset in upright font. I try \operatorname{\Delta}, but it doesn't work and appears to have not use \operatorname. But if try \operatorname{d} it works.
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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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Indent letter in moderncv casual style

I'm trying to indent the first line of each paragraph in the cover letter of the moderncv template. So far I added this at the beginning of the .tex to justify it, but I haven't found a way to indent. ...
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Using mailmerge with scrlttr2 KOMA letter class

I'm trying to use the mailmerge package with the KOMA scrlttr2 letter class, but it is failing with a There's no line here to end. message, presumably because the address field is rendering as blank. ...
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Formatting of \pi

Does anynone know how to obtain this kind of fonts in LaTeX (both text and math): I can reproduce most of these but I can't reproduce style of pi letter very well. I know that these fonts are ...
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Tibetan Mantras with Latex [duplicate]

I'm a LaTeX beginner and just trying to find out, if it is possible to use LaTeX to display Tibetan Mantras and discovered the package ctib, which seems to be quite powerful. But I cannot find out, if ...
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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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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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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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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 ...