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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} ...
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Installing scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class in LYX

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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Embedding version control information returns error when file is not under version control

In the following MWE, I am embedding version control information. For background on this, see Embedding Mercurial version control information in a TeX document. If the file in question is not under ...
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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 ...
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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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How can I reduce top margin in scrlttr2?

i'm having problems searching for the solution. I'm writing a simple letter and I see that top margin is too large. I tried \setlength\topmargin{-50pt} recommended in this answer, but nothing ...
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Greek description for custom variables (\newkomavar*) in lco-file

Based on the templates/files asymTypB.lco, brieftemplate.tex, briefwbk.tex found at http://www.komascript.de/files/KOMA-Script-3-Buch-Beispielcode.zip, I derived a modified template for an invoice ...
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Cover Letter with Short Stylish Cover Letter

I am using this template for the cover letter: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/short-stylish-cover-letter I would like to understand of to put more space between the title and the line in ...
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scrlttr2 : header and footer on every page does not appear correctly

I am using scrlttr2 to write the letter (code below). The header and footer appear correctly on the first page but on the second page and so on, the layout is not the way it should be ... that is ...
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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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KOMA - Footnote for enclosure?

How can I add footnotes to enclosures using \encl? The code below is not working. \documentclass[version=last]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{letter}{Markus Kohm} ...
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scrlttr2 remove toaddress

I'm adapting a cover letter template that I found online. It takes "letter" quite literally by laying out the toaddress such that it will fit in an envelope. However, I'm going to be emailing this ...
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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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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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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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Margin around invoice in letter

I'm using pdflatex to generate invoices with a scrlttr2 document and an invoice inside that. Most of the descriptions inside the invoice are quite long so I would like to remove the margin around the ...
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Altering the scrlttr2 format the Indian Style

I have written my letter to the Head of the Department to grant On-Duty.I want to format it to the Indian way of writing, I want to add "To" and I want to remove the text underlined(the address part ...
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Closing phrase (from \closing) & signature (variable) in the same line (scrlttr2)

The \closing command in scrlttr2.cls is \newcommand*{\closing}[1]{{% \setparsizes{\z@}{\z@}{\z@ plus 1fil}\par@updaterelative\nobreak\par% \nobreak\vskip\baselineskip% ...
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Strange behaviour of \closing in koma-script scrlttr2 class

I'm having some trouble with the command \closing{\closingphrase}. If \closingphrase is longer (e.g. 'Met vriendelijke groet'), the closing phrase is aligned left and the signature is indented. This ...
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Right align \komavar entries inside a column defined by \setplength

I am scratching a custom invoice template based on scrlttr2 from the KOMA-Script and example code provided by Markus Kohm (specifically, the files asymTypB.lco and briefwbk.tex to be found under ...
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Adjust the font of scrlttr2 to the serif font of moderncv

I'm a newby in LaTeX & trying to make my cv with it. I'm almost finished, the last thing is ... I made my cv with moderncv, the letter with scrlttr 2 and the cover with scrartcl. this 3 have ...
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Changing The Date Location On A Letter

I'm using the document class scrlttr2 to make a cover letter, but since it's a business letter the date needs to be left-justified and above the address. By using the work-around here I was able to ...
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Different textwidths on first and following pages with scrlttr2

Is it possible to have diverging values for \textwidth on the first page and all other pages. On the first page I would like to set the width of the text to 12cm, on the following pages to 16cm. ...
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scrlttr2 no firsthead

I am currently writing a job application using the scrlttr2 package. I am sending the application as a pdf file, so I really don't need the \firsthead, so I emptied it by using \firsthead{}. However, ...
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Position a full width logo in scrlttr2 header

How can I position a fullwidth logo in the top left corner of my scrlttr2 document? The following code leaves a small but noticable gap. \documentclass[12pt,ngerman]{scrlttr2} \usepackage{babel} ...
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\includegraphicx dynamic filename from \usekomavar

I am writing a letter with scrlttr2, which makes use of the KOMA script package. In an .lco file I have the following (which gives me a headache): ...