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Questions tagged [letters]

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

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Exchange number against letter in figure caption

I have a lot of figures which are numbered with: Figure 1.1, ..., Figure 8.5. In between, I have two special figures, that I want to call Figure A and B, so that the numbering of figues goes like: ...
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typing a special letter in the bibliography [duplicate]

In bibliography of a manuscript, I wish to point out an author whose name is written in the form How can I type the last letter of his/her name?
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The scrlttr2 signature position with KOMA-Script pseudolength sigindent?

I'm trying to align the signature with the destination address in a french styled letter. I could use the very good lettre class as mentioned in my previous question but I need scrlttr2 to reuse the ...
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Setting the date position to the top right in a NF.lco (french style) scrlttr2

I want to place the date above the receiver address with KOMA-Script class scrlttr2. I'm using the NF.lco or \LoadLetterOption{NF} In French letters, the first line contains the date, flushed to ...
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How do I make my closing remarks in a letter one line in LaTex?

My closing remarks appear on two lines. \documentclass{letter} \usepackage[headheight=0pt,headsep=0pt]{geometry} \setlength{\voffset}{-0.5in} \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage[USenglish]{babel} \...
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LaTeX braces around a letter [duplicate]

Hello...I don't know the technical term for the above braces and so unable to find anything online. I would be grateful if someone can tell me what they're called. Thanks, HP
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Footnote numbering format

In my case, the authors' affiliations are labeled with Arabic numbers. I'd like to get footnote labeled with letters. I've tried with the option \renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\alph{footnote}} but ...
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LaTeX - Stylish Article - Problems with German letters

Somebody can help me briefly why I can't create German letters like ä, ö, ü etc. when creating a document. This only works if I write the letters in this way: \"a, \"o ... I use a Mac and Texmaker as ...
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Changing Enclosure Line to Italics in Letter

I am using the letter documentclass to write a cover letter, and want to use the encl line. I have the following test case: \documentclass{letter} \signature{First Last} \address{Source address} \...
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What is the name of the character $\wp$? [closed]

What is the name of the character whose code is $\wp$ ? Thanks
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Adding image to every page of a letter created with scrlttr2

I created a letter using scrlttr2 package from KOMA-Script. I'd like to add an image at the bottom of each of its pages. Here is what I have for this purpose: \AddToShipoutPictureBG{% \...
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Linebreak within \cvaddress

I'm writing a CV using the following template: https://de.overleaf.com/latex/templates/entry-level-resume-template-latex/jsmpwkcwyntg I now want to add my address to the sidebar. By doing so I want ...
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Moving CC in scrlttr2 to the top

I would like to add a CC line between the address and the "yourref"-part. Placing the \cc command just after \begin{letter} places the CC-text at the same place as the from-address. Is there any ...
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Incompatibility between french babel and KOMA-Script letter class?

I want to compile a letter in French using KOMAScript (2018/03/30 v3.25) and choosing 'french' as an option for babel. When I am running the following minimal example using TeXLive 2018 on a Mac, \...
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How to invoke `\phi` only from `newtxmath` package?

A minimal working example is as follows: \documentclass{amsart} \begin{document} \Huge $$\phi$$ \end{document} Question: How to invoke \phi only from newtxmath package? Note that I don't like to ...
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Generating a fractal letter and/or alphabet?

Is it possible in TeX or MetaFont etc. to generate a "character" that displays as a single letter at one scale but as a different character or even an entire alphabet at different scales? So at ...
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How do I do dot inside a letter?

A First Course in Complex Analysis by Matthias Beck, Gerald Marchesi, Dennis Pixton, and Lucas Sabalka Ch9.1 Circle: $C[z_0,R] = |z-z_0| = R$ Disc: $D[z_0,R] = |z-z_0| < R$ Closed Disc: $\...
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How to print using letterpaper from auto-multiple-choice

I have prepared an exam in auto-multiple-choice (AMC) and formatted the document to use letterpaper, rather than the default a4paper. However, when I go to print individual (serial) copies of the exam ...
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Can we have access to Greek kai?

I would very much like to have access to the following Greek ancestor of the modern ampersand: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kai_(conjunction)#Ligature Can you help me?
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How to create a command to select paragraphs?

I'm using scrlttr2 class for work related letters. I'm trying to create a template that I can use for different standard letters. So for example one of the things I've done is create a client name ...
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Reduce vertical space between heading and body

I use the lettre package to write letters (in French). This package generates a massive space between the heading and the subject line. See: This space is created to print references of the letter ...
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little squares instead of greek letters

I don't understand why everytime I write greek letters in my text they are not recognized by the interface and instead it is visualized a square for each letter. In the output everything is fine. ...
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Document with tracking and without tracking

I have created the latex paper for the submission in IEEE letters. The letter is two column single space. In order to submit the revision i need to make three documents: a) single-column double-space ...
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How to itemize greek letters?

I am a beginner in LaTeX and I have a problem when making a list of greek letters. This is the code down below. \begin{itemize} \item \kappa \item \iota \item \lambda \end{itemize} The ...
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Words with swedish letters don't show in \hl{}

I want to highlight a Swedish word with \hl{en kassör}, but the word kassör just disappears and only en is highlighted. I use the pdfLaTex compiler in v2 Overleaf. I use the following code: \...
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scrlttr2 Remove large gap when not specifying to address

I'm writing a cover letter using the scrlttr2 class. I don't have a to address because it is addressed to a committee. Since I don't have a to address, there is a large white gap where the address ...
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ConTeXt lettermodule backaddress

I have been using the context letter module and am trying to remove the backaddress but I am having difficulty \usemodule[letter] \setupletterstyle[backaddress=no] % trying to switch off backaddress ...
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Move the recipient's address to match the opening of the envelope

I have got following Swiss-like letter layout, and I want to be able to move the recipient paragraph in order to match the opening of my envelope. And I want to have the place and date slipped ...
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How to change the color of a letter title

I'm using moderncv to create a letter and I want to change the title color in the letter. I'm using LaTeX for the first time and even if I already got to do that in other moderncv sections, I have no ...
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nexthead and nextfoot problem in multi-page letter with KOMA and srclttr2

I set up the following document where I think I was able to quite nicely put together a letter template for our company. However, what I can't seem to get to work are the nextfoot and nexthead ...
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Greek letters not showing in Integral bounds [closed]

I am trying to write the definition of the Fourier Series in MikTex. However, on the Integral bounds the Greek letters to not show up. \theoremstyle{definition} \begin{definition}{} \label{...
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How to make this letter as similar as possible in TikZ?

I have this MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{vmargin} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \setpapersize{A4} \setmargins{2....
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How to position letters *exactly* above each other?

I'm trying to stack bold capital letters, like in the example below. There should be no white space between letters and letters also should not overlap. Some letters should be stretched tall or short. ...
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Reduce space at top and bottom of cover letter template

I am attempting to adapt this letterhead template on Overleaf for my personal use. I need to produce a two-page letter, with the second page having one-inch margins top and bottom. I have attempted to ...
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Align moderncv header

With the default style, the recipient and my address info is vertically shifted against each other, resulting in a huge blank space above the recipients field. Is there a way to either align my ...
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Problem with newlfm [duplicate]

In fact, I want to write a cover letter with latex and I have downloaded an example , but when I compile it it shows an error, here is the code : \documentclass[12pt,stdletter,orderfromtodate,sigleft]...
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how to merge 2 letters (in math mode)

I have a special operator which is now denoted using 2-letter name MR. I would like to merge them into special symbol where these two letters merged, sharing vertical bar. Similar to Æ.
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How to make a layer show up only in the last page in ConTeXt's letter module?

Sorry for the long explanation, but here it goes: say you have a >=3 page document, and you need to put a layer only on the last page. And yes, you have your ConTeXt installation up-to-date. On the ...
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How to draw manually some letters in TikZ?

I come from this question that I did a while ago, and now I need to add letters with the same height as the figure that is enclosed by the two circles. I try adding \draw[line width=3mm] ([xshift=9....
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Cropping a Greek Letter in mathmode

My problem sounds simple, but I did not find something useful until now: I would like to "crop" a single letter in mathmode. Like for example, I just want to have the lower third of \Omega, i.e. the ...
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Has someone created a capital Eszett character (ẞ) for Computer/Latin Modern Roman?

I have seen how someone was able to create a Bitcoin character for Computer/Latin Modern Roman although it is not a part of the font itself. The capital ẞ does not seem to be a part of Computer/Latin ...
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How to read a particular letter in a word?

Hello freinds I don't even know how to read a particular letter in a word using latex. Let say we have a word "MARCH" i want to read a 2nd letter from left, so answer is A. So is there any package to ...
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Option firsthead causing problem in scrlttr2

I am having an issue with the firsthead option in scrlttr2 class. See attached code. The document compiles with firsthead=off but when the option is set to firsthead=on, it generates the following ...
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Multiple recipients using tabular in letter class

When I try to use tabular to accommodate multiple addressees using the letter class, the pdf renders, but I get the error: line 32: Argument of \@no@pgbk has an extra }. \end{letter} line 32: ...
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Short-commands for many German scripts

I am typing a note which contains many German script letters. In particular, I need to type a German letter in capital as well as small. I used following commands for such: .... \newcommand{\R}{\...
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How to put quotation marks above and below letters d and p

I want to put quotation marks (and apostrophe) above and bellow letters p and d. This is what i want: Example As you can see, the crossed letters are the correct ones, so it would be amazing if there ...
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Inserting a special letter in LaTex

A quick question: Is there a way to insert in LaTex a lowercase z, inside $$, with an additional horizontal line between the two existed parallel lines? The desired letter (symbol) looks like Any ...
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Citing letters in biblatex-chicago with the options notes,short

I'm having a problem with biblatex-chicago's notes style with the short option while citing @letters. In line with the Chicago Manual of Style's general guidelines, I don't list @letters in the ...
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Name of Y-like symbol in LaTeX

I can't find the name of this symbol: It doesn't seem to be a Greek letter, and I have also tried using the \mathcal command. Does anyone know it? UPDATE The symbol used in a context:
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Footer of letter also in the second page

I have the following code: \documentclass[DIN, pagenumber=footmiddle, parskip=half, fromalign=right, % Align sender to the right fromphone=true, fromfax=false, fromrule=false]{scrlttr2} ...