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

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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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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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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 ...
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Using catchfile and envlab packages

The following code works well enough: envelopea.tex \documentclass[12pt]{letter} \usepackage[businessenvelope,customenvelopes]{envlab} \SetEnvelope[2.0in]{240mm}{145mm} ...
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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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Specifying a letter class \address from an external file using catchfile package

I'm working with the letter class, and have created a custom .cls file in which most formatting of a letter is taken care off. From a .tex file used to produce the letter (or call, as I may have ...
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Alignment of image (via includegraphics) in fancyhdr with and without tabular environment

Below I show two examples; an image (via includegraphics) is placed in fancyhdr with and without tabular environment. When the image is placed in the tabular environment, a vertical offset is ...
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sender address in letter

I have a very simple question: % Cover letter using letter.cls \documentclass{letter} % Uses 10pt \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[colorlinks, linkcolor = black, citecolor = black, filecolor = ...
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How can I remove the underline on my coverletter?

I'm following along here: http://www.kindoblue.nl/articles/cover-letter-part3/ \documentclass[standard,a4paper, pagesize,backaddress=plain]{scrlttr2} %\usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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How can I change the font size of the body of my letter to a bigger font? [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX, This question might have been answered somewhere but I have hard time to find the answer. How can I change the font size of my letter's body to a bigger font. The default font is ...
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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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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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How to implement displayed LaTeX format data on Android devices [closed]

I'm working on a study that implements displayed format data on Android devices and it's original source code is written in LaTeX format. I'm puzzled. Although there have been Android software for ...
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How do I make a subject with newlfm

I can't find in the documentation anything about how to make a subject in a newlfm style letter. What I would like is something like the following. Överklagande av Skatteverkets beslut om ...
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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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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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scrlettr2: How to remove side marks?

I need to create a letter using the scrlettr2 package. For this purpose, I wrote the LaTeX document given below. But when I compile it I see marks on the side (see 3 red ellipses on the left). How ...
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Writing a letter in ConTeXt, formatting issues

I'm writing a letter to someone, using ConTeXt. I'm running into some formatting issues. The following is the code I have, and the PDF output. There are two things that I'd like to fix. ...