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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I write at the end of line in a blank line of a letter?

How can I write at the end of line in LaTeX? Suppose I want to say "thank you" in a letter and then put the name of the author right below it. Thanks for any insight.
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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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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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How to align address block and date with signature?

I need to have the address and date aligned with the signature headers, like with the semi-block header type, but the address block is located all the way to the right of the page while the signature ...
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Different margins for different page styles in memoir

I am trying to produce a document in memoir with a letterhead on the first page only. I have created a custom pagestyle for the letterhead with a larger upper margin to include the header; but this ...
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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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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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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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Multiple signatures in a letter

I've searched for this but haven't found a solution. Is it possible to have multiple signatures in a letter, one above the other?
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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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Modifying a letter with scrlttr2

I'm writing my first letter with LaTeX, and I need some help: I need to put the address of the sender on the upper left side of the page. Put my name in the lower right part of the page. I would ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...