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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): ...
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Letter without “from address” and “to address” and no indention for letter text?

I want to write a private letter where I don't need the address fields. The letter should start with "Dear xx". I know it's a stupid question but I want to know if it is easily possible. I have made a ...
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Different margin on first page

To meet the conditions of our corporate design I need other margins on the first page of each document. The normal page layout is given by \usepackage[left=3cm,right=2cm,bottom=3cm,top=2cm]{geometry} ...
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Problem with classicthesis package loaded in scrlttr2

Why the following code does not compile? How can I fix that? \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[american]{babel} \usepackage{classicthesis} \begin{document} Test \end{document}
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How to remove space between back address and address in scrlttr2?

There is a blank line between the back address and the address? How can I remove it? \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{ngerman, ae} ...
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How to put sender address to the right on top of date in scrlttr2

I am using scrlttr2 instead of the default letter for the various extra features it offers, but I want the fromaddress to be on top of the date and not in the page header. So I want it to look just ...
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How to make scrlttr2 look like letter

I need to put a subject line in a letter so after looking around most suggestions seem to point towards using the document class scrlttr2 instead of letter since it is much more flexible. However, ...
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How can I get US letter output from KOMA-script's scrlttr2 class?

I use KOMA-script for most everything, including correspondence. This is painless when I am using A4 paper, but when I try to use US letter, the problems start. With the scrartcl class, ...
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Using an adr-file, how to change format of the address?

I'm up to use LaTeX for writing my letters, invoices, other stuff and I'm nearly finished with setting up my templates using the KOMA class scrlttr2. One thing remains... I got an address-file where ...
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How to print DIN C4-size envelopes?

I would like to print a DIN C4-size envelope with FROMADRESS and TOADRESS (according to DIN). But I haven't found a solution implemented already in scrlttr2. Is there an easy solution?
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Where to save lco templates for scrlttr2 letters?

In the german Koma Script Book I read about the elegant way to predefine the personal address in a .lco file like this ~/texmf/tex/latex/jd_private_v001.lco # <- added answer here for other ...
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Change \textwidth after first page in scrlttr2

I am looking for an automated mechanism to change the effective \textwidth at the first pagebreak of a letter in scrpage2. I've tried \afterpage and \nextpage (ideally they would be set within ...
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Bibtex and scrlttr2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using BibTeX with letter class My goal is to write a letter using the scrlttr2 package including some references using the \cite{} and the \bibliography{} commands. For ...
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Multiple side-by-side signatures in letter

I am attemting to add three side-by-side signature to a scrlttr2 letter by using a minipage environment in the signature definition. I am getting an error: Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup pointing me ...
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how can I add a custom subject line below the \opening section of in scrlttr2 doc?

I'm struggling with my first latex project and I need to add a subject line, and make it bold, below the opening salutation in letter. Any help much appreciated
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Aligning address with body of letter in scrlttr2

In scrlttr2, I wish to align the address with the body of the letter. I tried this: \@setplength{toaddrhpos}{\oddsidemargin} But it moves the address almost to the left edge of the paper. How can ...
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Adding sectioning support in scrlttr2 class

It seems like by default the scrlttr2 class doesn't support sectioning, that is the command \section or \paragraph returns errors. How can one add sectioning support to a latter basing on scrlttr2?
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How to include online postage in a scrlttr2 letter?

The class scrlttr2 is well suited for using window envelopes by default. That means that it prints the address at the standardized position. In Germany, you can buy online postage which is supposed ...
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Set same font in letter as in moderncv

I created i cv using the package moderncv. I also would like to create a letter. So far i used scrlttr2 package, but it uses a different font than moderncv, so it looks inconsistent. So my question is ...
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Letterhead creation query

I am new to Latex but wish to learn more. Does anyone here know how to create a letterhead using Latex? It will consist of a small image on the top left-hand side of each page and some text to the ...
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Changing \closing indents in koma-script scrlttr2 class

The koma-script letter class scrlttr2 uses the DIN 5008 letter format by default. I am happy to use the format, but it insists on indenting the \closing line, even if \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} is ...
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Align letter body in scrlttr2 with adressfield

How can I align the body of the following letter with the adressfield. More precisely the text generated by \setkomavar{subject}{\bfseries Subject} \opening{Dear Mr. XY,} \lipsum[6] ...
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scrlttr2: Increasing the headline space on the 2nd page

How can I increase the space between the headline and the following text on the second page of the scrlttr2 document? \documentclass[ngerman,12pt]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...