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scrlttr2 package first page header is not complete

If I create a letter with the scrlttr2 package I get the issue that it missed some lines in the header in the right corner in the top of the first page. For compiling I use Latex, DVI->PS and PS->PDF. ...
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scrlttr2 & lualatex: Missing number, treated as zero [duplicate]

I can compile the following example with pdflatex (even though it complains about the missing babel package) , but not lualatex from TeX Live 2016: \documentclass{scrlttr2} \begin{document} \begin{...
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scrlttr2 - set nextfoot set to same as firstfoot [duplicate]

I am tryint to get the same footer on all pages as the first page in scrlttr2. After some googling I came up with this code: \documentclass{scrlttr2} \begin{document} \firstfoot{\footnotesize% \...
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Change Style of the Letterhead in Koma Script scrlttr2

I am using the scrlttr2 class of Koma Script and I would like to use a different color for the letterhead, which contains my address on the top of the page. Is there a simple way to apply the command ...
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Remove double sender header

scrlttr2 shows the "header" containing sender details twice. Is it possible to show it once? \documentclass[ fontsize=11pt, paper=a4, parskip=half, enlargefirstpage=on, % More space on ...
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\setkomavar{fromemail}{foo} not shown

The following letter document does not show the email address, that should be triggered by command \setkomavar{fromemail}{goodboy@foo.com} Hereunder the full tex document \documentclass[ ...
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Justifying the closing of a letter using KOMA-script scrlttr2

I try to have the closing of my letter justified just as the body of the letter using scrlttr2. It can seems to be a stupid question since the closing use to be something really short in English, but ...
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Using mathpazo with scrlttr2 not globally changing font

I would like to use mathpazo with scrlttr2. If I load the package the backaddress over the recipients address is not set in palatino. How can I change the font for all the text? Many thanks in ...
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Including signature images kills scrlttr2

I'm really weirded out. The following letter compiles nicely: \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{ngerman} \usepackage[a4paper, textwidth=490pt, ...
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scrlttr2 document fails with datetime2 package

When using the datetime2 package in a scrlttr2 document, I get the error: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/datetime2/datetime2.sty:368: LaTeX Error: \today undefined. See the LaTeX ...
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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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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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Change language of some captions in a class derived from scrlttr2 from German to English [closed]

I am using a latex class to write a letter that is provided from my (German) university. The letter is in English and I included the English babel as well as write English in the documentclass options....
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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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Code involving mdframed and scrlttr2 that compiled with TL 2014 but does not compile with 2015

The following code used to compile with TeX Live 2014, but does not compile with TeX Live 2015. I now get the error: ! Missing \endgroup inserted. <inserted text> \endgroup l....
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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 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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typearea package and address positioning in scrlttr2 [closed]

I'm trying to create a template for formal letters using document class scrlttr2, but am running into some questions. First, how does one use the typearea package correctly? I've been fiddling with ...
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scrlttr2: Set refvpos for firsthead and firstfoot differently

I use scrlttr2 and need to reduce the space above and below nexthead in general and in particular for one page within my document. I tried it with the approach here, but it didn't work out. As ...
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How to make page numbers to plain numbers in scrlttr2?

I wrote a letter with multiple pages in scrlttr2. Now I get the page numbers "Seite 2" and so on, but I simply want "2" there. I don't find an option how to turn this off, neither in the scrguide....
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How to remove folding marks in margin when using scrlttr2 [duplicate]

I am writing a letter, with the following MWE (non-working, really): \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{marvosym} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{...
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Komascript scrlttr2: how to change name in signature?

StackExchange-Members, I am using scrlttr2`. For some reasons I would like to have a different name in the address line than in the signature. For example: Merlin A. Etzold 00 SomeRoad Some ...
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scrlttr2 - onehalfspacing in main body, singlespace in address

I'm writing a letter with scrlttr2 and I want the main body in \onehalfspacing. But even with \begin{onehalfspacing} TEXT BODY \end{onehalfspacing} the address is set in one-half spacing as well. ...
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Merging scrlttr2 and komacv layout

I want to merge a scrlttr2 and a komacv. I want the headers from komacv to be congruent with those of scrlttr2. So on page 1 of komacv there should be the blue line (with same length as in scrlttr2 ...
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How to change color and thickness of headsepline and fromrule in scrlttr2?

I want to change the color and thickness of headsepline and fromrule using the standard scrlttr2 class with the options: headsepline=on fromrule=aftername
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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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Scrlttr2 and datatool compatability?

I'm interested in writing some form letters. I'm a big fan of scrletter2's features, notably placing the "to" address in just the right place for business envelopes. For the mail merge, I've used ...
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change vertical position of footer in scrlttr2 from KOMA

I have a document that uses KOMA script. It is a scrlttr2. I want to set a footer, which I did with \setkomavar{firstfoot}{ bla bla bla } Now the bla bla is a little bit longer, too long for the ...
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fromphone, fromemail and fromurl

I am using koma-script scrlttr2 to write a letter. \documentclass[12pt,foldmarks=true,foldmarks=blmtP, fromalign=right,fromrule=aftername, fromphone,fromemail,fromurl,subject=centered, parskip=full, ...
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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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scrlttr2 - how to add the fromrule into custom-made firsthead?

Starting point should be this simple minimum example with the fromrule below the senders name and the senders personal data aligned to the right hand side: \documentclass{scrlttr2} \KOMAoptions { ...
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scrlttr2 - how to change the font color of first name and family name independently into different colors respective for each word (in sender-field)?

As is known, the sender's name is automatically displayed inside the sender field with the value taken out of fromname's variable (like below). Minimum example: \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[...
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Installing scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class in LYX [closed]

I am having problem with installation of scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class. I am unable to install it. I needed help on how to install it. I am using Windows Machine,my Miktex is located in the ...
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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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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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scrlttr2 - bad format

i have the following formatting problem writing a cover letter, using scrttr2`. The main text is very long, but as you can see from the given example - there is a lot of unused space. I want the ...
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Deactivate middle foldmark in scrlttr2

I would like to remove the middle foldmark, just leaving the upper and lower: I think m should do it but it is not working for me. \documentclass[a4paper, foldmarks=true, foldmarks=mBT]{scrlttr2} \...
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Best way to make biblatex's \printbibliography compatible with scrlttr2

I am trying to use biblatex together with the scrllttr2 class. The following MWE \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage[backend=biber]{biblatex} \...
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Customizing the letterhead using 'firsthead' in scrlttr2 (vertical positioning issues)

I've been playing with the scrlttr2 class. See example script below. I'm having some trouble with vertical positioning. I've got a line at the top of my LaTeX files which add some version control ...
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wrap logo and sender's address with scrlttr2

I have a problem with scrlttr2 and Lualatex when I use a logo and the english manual of Koma-script don't help. I want to have it next to the sender's address, partly in the margin, and with the ...
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How to add company name to return/back address in scrlttr2?

I have taken the simple example from the KOMA script guide from page 166-167 (pdf). I now wish to introduce a company name in the line before (or after) my name. I would naively do so by changing \...
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How to avoid pagenumering with text in scrlttr2

Have a Letter in scrlttr2. I cannot avoid/exclude the text before the page number 'Seite' (see print-screen). The official documentation recommends to add \pagenumbering{arabic}. But for my document, ...
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scrlttr2 documentclass options

I'm "getting angry" with the documentation of scrlttr2 class. I would see all the option I can include in that class. I have the manual of koma-script, but I can't find that doc. Can someone help me?
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komascript scrlttr2: how to put recipient's address on the right

I need to put recipient's address, on the right of ther letter. I'm using scrlttr2 class. I know that is very flexible, but I don't find the way to do that. Can someone help me?
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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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How to indent addressee on scrlttr2

I'm using the scrlttr2 class to typeset an Italian letter. My problem is that the addressee stays on the right side of the letter. An Italian letter has that address on the left, and name and surname, ...
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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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Test to see if KOMAvar is empty

How can I test for an empty KOMAvar? I want to hide the mail icon when fromemail is empty. \documentclass[refline=nodate]{scrlttr2} \usepackage{lipsum,marvosym} \setkomavar{fromname}{David} \...
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Overlapping text using eso-pic with scrlttr2

I'm using eso-pic to annotate this letter, using scrlttr2, courtesy of an earlier answer by daleif to the question "Writing TeX file name at the top of the processed document for article class". As ...
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scrlttr2: make second page footer match first page footer

I'm trying do my cover letter in scrlttr2. I'm working from a template which I found online and I want the same footer for the second page as for the first. I really have no idea how to do this and ...