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{letters} is about creating letters and similar types of written messages, and the various document classes created for this purpose.

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adding signature to letter using moderncv package

I'm writing a cover letter using the moderncv package and want to include a signature after the name sign off. E.g. Yours sincerely, signature.png Myname Attached is my MWE. % \documentclass[12pt,...
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Shrink spacing in letter (\vspace not working)

This is time sensitive as I am trying to submit a job application today. My cover letter just barely goes onto the 2nd page. I want to reduce the space between my name and the date, the date and the ...
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gbrief2 - How to add pagenumbers to first page and a postscriptum [closed]

I need to include the total page numbers to my letters, which I create using gbrief2. By default, gbrief2 shows the \thepage on page 2+. I'd need something like Page X of TOTAL_PAGES. I can't manage ...
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Dinbrief, texlive 2021 and date

we use since 2007 the dinbrief style to write german letters. Normally one could date the letters with \date{DD.MM.YY} to set a special date. Since we now have TexLive 2021.20210325 with Opensuse Leap ...
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To write letter Cyrillic letter 'Ж' in latex

We can write Cyrillic letter Ш by the following. %definition of Sha \usepackage[OT2,T1]{fontenc} \DeclareSymbolFont{cyrletters}{OT2}{wncyr}{m}{n} \DeclareMathSymbol{\Sha}{\mathalpha}{cyrletters}{&...
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How can i achieve this letter

I'm new to this and I'm trying to get this letter (the one I show below), I want the rare F. I really don't know how to do it. I would be very grateful to anyone who can help me.
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Start letter at the top of the page

How can I make a letter start at the top of the page rather than the usual vertical spacing ? I am finding that the letter class requires a specific structure that is very rigid. \documentclass[...
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space between signature line and regards — increase available space between footer and text

I'm going to submit a cover letter and I found this formula and style for closing which I quite like; however, for some reason, I cannot force the space between the signature line and the regards to ...
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"Appendix" before appendix letter missing

I am writing a report where the chapters have a letter. I have a custom document class \documentclass[11pt]{tudelft-report} and the formatting of the titles is as follows. The appendices are now also ...
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How to Left Justify a Part of a Letter's Closing That is Also Centered

I am trying to mimic the following closings as seen, for example, in the following excerpt: The following MWE provides an approximation to the first part of the closing; but, it's the second---which ...
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LaTeX displays (replaces? shows?) combining comma above right (U+315) as a backtick/grave accent (U+0060)

I am using Overleaf to write a grammar of Lushootseed (a native language) and I need to use the symbol ƛ̕, which is composed of ƛ and ̕ (a combining diacritic). I've been able to get other characters ...
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How can I input a Greek letter in LaTeX like this?

How can I input a Greek letter in LaTeX like this picture? I tried using \psi, \Psi, and \varPsi in math mode and text mode, as well as psiup and uppsi in /fonts/pxfonts, but it doesn't work. I also ...
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\printbibliography Undefined Control Sequence error in Documentclass letter

Attempting to compile the minimal working example below with either PDFLaTeX or XeLaTeX results in the compiler finishing with exit code 1 and reporting an undefined control sequence for whatever ...
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No header in Letter

I have a MWE, But i want no rule and Name Adress etc on the right side of the document. I just want have it on the leftside ruled. But I did not achieved it. Is this possible? Meaning I want this: ...
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access variable in let command

I would like to access the x1 variable from let command as below: \documentclass[border=5mm,tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[draw] (P) at (0,0) {Hello}...
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scrlttr2 enclosure pagebreak

I am using scrlttr2 to write letters, and in particular add the attachements also provided in the envelope in the \encl{} closure. However, since I add many many entries to the encl{} closure, it ...
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Altering a lualatex code to apply \smash to letters with descenders and math automatically

I am studying the solution provided in this Stack Exchange thread: Is there a way to automatically smash all inline maths (but only vertically)?, which was originally answered by user Mico. I've ...
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How to explicitly set the date for a letter -- to avoid it defaulting to today?

I have several .lyx files from circa 2000, which I need to reprint. I didn't preserve the corresponding .pdf (or .ps) files, so I need to regenerate those. Modern LyX has no problem with that except, ...
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Ornate capital letters

I was reading some Algebra notes and the letters that the author uses to start each chapter caught my attention. Does anyone know what package is needed to use those letters?
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How to write monograms

Is there a way to write monograms, such as these ones (maybe without the decorative frame)? I thought maybe there is a package for this purpose, but I couldn't find any one... Thanks!
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Command naming convention different abc letters [duplicate]

Is it possible to define command name containing greek (and latin) letter with any type of *tex? (latex, latex...) Eg: \μμμμ or \μinv
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Letter with moderncv: how to include title in intestation but not in signature

When writing a letter with the moderncv class, how can one include an academic title in the "sender's intestation", but not in the signature? The reverse question (adding title in signature ...
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How to get rid of some lines in the otterCV?

I have been using the otterCV template on Overleaf in order to write a letter and I can't remove the highlighted line from the template : I am using multiple folds in Overleaf and these are my folds :...
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Add letters over a panel of figures (multiple figures)

Given the following panel of figures (multiple figures) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htp] \setlength{\lineskip}{0pt} \centering \includegraphics[...
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How to enter absence of a break (linking symbol IPA) in LaTeX (Overleaf)?

the symbol of IPA International Phonetic Alphabet
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Problems with scrlttr2 class

I am writing a long letter with sections, adressed to a public Institution in Mexico. I have to use letter sized paper and 12 pt. So I put the section.lco extra code in the place where I am writing ...
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The Location of the Date in Letter Class

MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{letter} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{letter} {Name \\ Address \\ Location } %\date{February 15, 2023} \opening{Dear ---,} ...
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How to write lowercase 'q' with a curved tail in LaTeX?

I want to have two different q's for charges and generalized coordinates. How can I write 'q' with a tail like this - not just a straight one?
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Remove extra adress info

How can I remove the line below ? It is the underlined address field on the left, I don't want to repeat it 50 times, since it is already at the top right. It was a template from here https://www....
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Does Latex support calligraphic Greek letters?

I know we have \mathcal for calligraphic Latin letters. But it does not work for Greek letters. For example, if I add \mathcal before a Greek letter, say \mathcal\Beta, the output is the same as the ...
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Produce a different J when using \textsl{}

I got a problem with my bibliography.When I need to introduce the name of a journal in \textsl{} (or \emph{}), the text appears in this way: The thing I do not like, is the letter J which looks to me ...
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Using letters instead of number for figures, e.g. "Figure A" instead of "Figure 1"

As the title says how can I change the figure text to use letters instead of numbers. I need to have "Figure A" instead of "Figure 1".
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Undefined (Opening, Encl, Subject) control sequence in template of scrartcl document

Hi I am using this overleaf template for a presentation letter based on the Classic thesis template by André Miede: https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/carta-de-apresentacao-template/gpwkqmqwncsc ...
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Create an alphabet package that works like greek letters

Some friends and I have been using LaTeX for some years and, at College, we have created some new letters to use with math (it was kind of a joke because we were constantly saying there were few ...
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define \"{e} with a space

I often use the letter "ë". I shortly define it in LaTeX as \newcommand{\e}{\"{e}}. However, frequently a space is needed right after the letter and I put \; right after the \e. I ...
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Telephone Number Not Showing With Letter Class

I am writing a formal letter using the Letter class. Adding the \telephone{} command below \address{} in the example found here, the telephone number isn't being added. \documentclass{letter} \...
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Dynamically position the \closing along the senders' address

In the format we were taught at school, the position of the \closing aligns with sender's address. In the MWE given below: I have had to adjust the position of the \closing by eye by making \setlength ...
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How to hide the labels of \email and \telephone

I'm currently writing letters with LaTeX and the corresponding class. I'm writing my contact informations on a different file to use with \institute, and I can't find how to hide the "e-mail:&...
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How to create slashed greek letter \iota in text and math (equations) environment?

How to create slashed greek letter $\iota$? Which is often used as $\iota / 2\pi$? I want it used in text and math (equations) environment. I found close solution with using package cancel. However, ...
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Writing multiple letters in french using the same latex file

Is this the way to write multiple letters in french using the same latex file? \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{letter} \usepackage[francais]{babel} \title{First document} \author{Randy} \date{...
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Using \opening in Letter Document Class

I am using \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{letter} The following code prints the Sindku, Viċi Sindku, u Kunsilliera, Ħaż-Żabbar twice. I wonder what each is actually supposed to do? Would one use \...
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Create a lambda mirror

Could you help me please, I need a mirror lambda as the sub-indice in the picture. I tried `d_{{\reflectbox{$\lambda$}}_j}´ without success.
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How to Specify Outline Thickness and Fill/Outline Colors?

This question asks for an extension of this answer. Consider the code: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{cabin} \usepackage{scalefnt} \input pdf-trans \font\f=qx-lmr10 at ...
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Old LaTeX Template

I have always liked to read old articles as I find the writing font and symbols very attractive compared to modern templates. Does anyone know what kind of font this is? I would like to make my class ...
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What does triple at (@@@) mean in LaTeX?

I was trying to make my own customization letter class and searching for the definition of the \toname command, I found this. A triple at several times, but I wasn't able to find information so I ...
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Lengthen the horizontal area for signature block in a letter

I have a generic rec letter template which I update as needed. It's great, except that the long name of the sub-department I work for wraps in my signature block and I don't want it to. Specifically, ...
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\’e to represent é causing error (utf8x and undefined control sequence error)

I am writing and using \'e to represent é as in Lévy. This method is giving me a few error messages (including the utf8x Error) using overleaf as I have shown below. Is there perhaps a package that ...
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A letter head with top and bottom logos, page numbers starting with zero [closed]

\documentclass[11 pt, a4paper]{letter} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[top =2.5 cm, bottom = 2.5 cm, left = 2 cm, right =2 cm]{geometry} \usepackage{...
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Changing a greek letter control sequence

I have a TeX document with many occurrences of a Greek letter, say \kappa. Is there a command to change all \kappas to another letter, say \omega all at once, without changing each \kappa to \omega ...
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How to make a fixed caption with different margins and smaller fontsize?

Im trying to make the letter of a figure caption smaller, and in addition to have different fixed margins, smaller than the rest of the text. Here's my code: \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \...
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