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 which there is my name and address.

Thanks a lot, Fab.


First of all, i have to say that i do not recommend using the templated linked in the question. It uses obsolete options and does really weird stuff most of the time.

The firsthead is set within a parbox, so the same rules and mechanisms as in every other LaTeX document apply.

I cleaned the code up a little bit:


\setkomavar{fromname}{John Smith}
\setkomavar{fromaddress}{123 Broadway\\City\\Country}
\setkomavar{fromphone}{(000) 111-1111}
\setkomavar{signature}{John Smith}
\setkomavar{subject}{Cover Letter}

%   \vspace{1em}%<- apply space as needed
    {\Large\scshape Application\par}%



HR Dept. --- Corporation\\%
123 Pleasant Lane\\%
12345 City, State%

\opening{Dear Recruiter,}


\closing{See you on monday}


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