I'd like to reduce the space between the address part \addrfrom and the greeting text \greetto in the newlfm document class. For instance, when I compile my file;

\textbf{Dudley Dursley}\\
4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey\\
 England, Great Britain
\greetto{Dear Dr. Snape,} 



there is a considerably big gap between two fields. I tried \vspace, but did not work. I was wondering if someone could help me out.

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This length is set using \addrfromskipafter{<len>}. So, add something like this to your preamble:

\addrfromskipafter{10pt}% Default is 36pt

There's no need for using newlfm. Instead, the article class is sufficient:

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\begin{tabular}{ l }
  \today                                  \\[11pt]
  \bfseries Dudley Dursley                \\
  4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey \\
  England, Great Britain


Dear Dr.~Snape,


Your letter here.


It allows you much more freedom to manage the spacing and placement of content.

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