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Questions tagged [scrlttr2]

{scrlttr2} is for questions addressing issues related to the new letter class `scrlttr2`

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Extra interline spacing in two sided mode with scrlttr2, and tcolorbox environment redefining quoting environment

While experimenting with two sided settings in scrlttr2 while using quoting in combination with tcolorbox, I came across an oddity. The following example shows interline spacing in text outside the ...
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Icon at Subject-line scrlttr2

I want to add a small icon right left of the Subject line in a scrlttr2 file. I already managed this for a scrartcl file, but don't now how to do this in a letter. Can you help me? The code from the ...
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scrlttr2 and geometry: firsthead shifted to the right

I am using class scrlttr2 of KOMA-Script with a custom page layout via the geometry package. Unfortunately, this results in a small horizontal right-shift of my header. Here is a MWE: \documentclass %...
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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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How to write KOMA scrttl2 subject without the words “Subject: ” in front?

The standard way of adding a subject is by using \setkomavar{subject}{Insert the subject of the letter} in the preamble of the document. This inserts a line of text before the opening of the letter ...
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Overfull vbox with scrletter

I have an overfull vbox in the header of a letter which I would like to suppress. Following mwe: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{scrletter} %\vfuzz=15pt \KOMAoptions{ fromalign = right, ...
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Color and thickness of lines (backaddress underlined and subject underlined) in scrlttr2

I am trying to change the colors of some lines in scrlttr2, especially the lines below the backaddress and the subject (visible with the backaddress = underlined and subject = underlined options). I ...
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Fill pdfinfo metadata with \usekomavar{} not working

I'm using scrlttr2 and I want to fill in the pdfinfo metadata with already existing komavars. \documentclass[]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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How to break the email-address in behind the @-symbol (scrlttr2)

I like to write a letter in latex, it all works fine so far, i just find that the sender information on the top rightis kind of "ugly". This results from the long email-address pushing the entire ...
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Currency rounding to 5 or 10 in invoice2 with siunitx and scrlttr2

I created a invoice with invoice2 (uses siunitx internally) and scrlttr2 Now I have a calculated currency value of 286.34 which should be 286.35. Since the number is calculated internally by invoice2,...
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How to prevent the cover letter from rolling over to the second page?

% Briefvorlage für Privatleute % Ersteller: Alexey Abel % Git-Repository: https://github.com/PanCakeConnaisseur/latex-briefvorlage-din-5008 % Basiert auf KOMA-Scripts scrlttr2 \documentclass[ % ...
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Letter with scrlttr2: How to include adress and text from one single *.tex file

I was wondering, if it is possible using always the same Latex document for writing different letters without copying the whole folder with all the tex files. To begin a new Letter, I want to input ...
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Visualize scrlttr2 layout

I made some layout changes to the scrlttr2 class by changing some of the lengths that determine where the elements are put. Is there a way to generate something like this figure from the manual with ...
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Enlarge location in scrlttr2

I read this question scrlttr2 location positioning question and now have a follow up question. How do I enlarge the location in KOMA-Script class scrlttr2? My added line (the one with the comment) is ...
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Creating nice form letters for nontechnical users

I am trying to create a more complicated template but created this short example to document what I really want to do. I want to create a form letter where the user will not see any complicated stuff ...
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scrlttr2 position of logo relative to address

I have the following .lco file for the from-address: \ProvidesFile{absender.lco}[letter-class-option file] \RequirePackage{marvosym} \RequirePackage[utf8]{inputenc} \RequirePackage[ngerman]{babel} \...
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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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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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German characters in lco file scrlttr2

I'd like to use an lco file for my personal information. Unfortunately there are several german characters (ß, ä, ...) contained in that file, which aren't displayed correctly in the final pdf. Using \...
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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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Adding “Attention” line to scrlttr2

In business letters, there is a convention of having a line which saying "Attention: so and so persons" before the start of the main letter. I'm wondering what my options are wrt doing this in the ...
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Class scrlttr2: Eliminate space between refvpos and date

There is a small space between where visualize.lco (loaded with command \LoadLetterOption{visualize}) indicates is the top of the refline, and where text in the refline actually appears. How can I get ...
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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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Remove signature in letters

How can I remove the signature in KOMA-script scrlttr2 letters? \setkomavar{signature}{} or completely deleting the line just leaves me with empty brackets ().
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Remove the sender from Letter header

Per default, the sender info is printed twice, one in the header and also in the address field. I would like to hide the sender information in the header. This question is related to Remove double ...
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How to prepare a fax with koma-script?

The koma-script documentation for the scrlttr2 document class mentions options related to fax numbers, such as fromfax, faxseparator etc. But I couldn't find a way to specify the recipient's fax ...
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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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scrlttr2: change letter and phone symbol [closed]

I am writing a letter of motivation by using the document class scrlttr2. In my letter foot I want my address and phone number to appear. Is there a way I can change the predefined symbols? My code: ...
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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} ...
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Keep closing letter section in first page

I have a letter which, visually and practically, will look nicer if all content, including the closing section (closing sentence + small image of a signature + name), is kept in page 1. The content, ...
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Package scrlayer-scrpage breaks scrlttr2

I'm trying to change the standard footer of the scrlttr2 class from {page no.} to Page {page no.} of {total}. While searching for a way to do this, I found out that the current accepted method for ...
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scrlttr2 positioning - signature business title and name in same line

I am using scrlttr2 class of the KOMA-Script package and would like to have business title and name on the same line, with left-aligned title and right-aligned name, like shown at the picture. I've ...
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Why is there extra space in left justified longtable cell when creating custom function

I'm using the longtable and fp packages to create an invoice in the scrlttr2 document. I have used the \entry custom command to allow for creating running totals, compute the tax, and obtain a grand ...
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Adding text immediately after the main text of a scrlttr2 letter

A letter normally ends with a signature. I've want to add text after this point. To be clear, I don't want it right at the bottom of the letter, I want the text to be more or less immediately ...
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reduce whitespace between header and content in scrlttr2 [duplicate]

I am using scrlttr2 and want to reduce the amount of whitespace between the header and the content of the letter (see picture) Here is the corresponding code: \documentclass[fontsize=12pt, paper=...
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Scrlttr2 custom firsthead

I want to test two header layouts based on the default one. First header without return address in the upper right corner and a centered headline. In the second header the return address should start ...
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KOMA-Script margin between text and bottom

I want to reduce the space between the text and the bottom of the page from the following working example. So that I can add more text to the page. \documentclass[a4paper]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[...
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Get pseudo-length value in scrlttr2

I am customizing a scrlttr2 template. I'd like to use some pseudo-length values to define other ones. For example, I defined \@setplength{firstheadhpos}{2.10cm} and I'd like to define the pseudo-...
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Port header/footer from scrlttr2 to scrreprt

I created a letter featuring a header (with a logo at the right) and a footer holding some information. I would like to create a scrreprt document with the same header/footer layout. What's the ...
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scrlttr2: How to remove the words “Telefon”, “E-Mail” & “Url:” sender's address

In scrlttr2 you can include your telephone number, your e-mail and an url into the sender´s address which is good. However, the document will write "Telefon:", "E-Mail:" and "Url:" (German) in front ...
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KOMA scrlttr2 - backaddress too long, edit addressee; spacing/line

I have a long backaddress and want it to be displayed correctly in the addressee box. I have searched a lot and don't know, if there is a DIN for this too. I am wondering if noone else has ever had ...
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KOMA Script scrlttr2 toaddress lines are near

I can't find the variable to set the distance between two lines in the toadress field. In my letter the lines are clearly closer to each other than in the rest of the letter. Here is a minimal ...
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scrlttr2: how to reduce space between text and footer [duplicate]

How do I reduce the spacing between the last line of "regular" text and the footer? I tried increasing \footskip, but instead of moving the footer up, this results in the main text wrapping onto the ...
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scrlttr2 reuse text of subject in letter again

Im tring to reuse the text of subject in the letter so right after \opening{}. It is predefined like this: \setkomavar{subject}{MySubjectText} So im using this line several times in the text ...
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LuaLaTeX KOMA scrlttr2 without E-Mail:

I made a letter with scrlttr2 KOMA script and activated fromemail=on but that brings up the pre E-Mail: in the line of the email that looks like this: E-Mail: adress@url.tld. Now I don't like the pre ...
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Installing/Using koma-script with TeX Live on Kali-Linux

Please help me. I really need to build a pdf asap on Kali Linux. The CV.tex is 100% error-free. I want use pdflatex: pdflatex CV This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.17 (TeX Live 2016/Debian) ...
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Scrlttr2 - moving the date from below both the addressee and the from address, to between the two

The default sclttr2 behaviour is to format like so: RIGHT_ALIGNED(from address) LEFT_ALIGNED(to address) RIGHT_ALIGNED(date) I want to change that to: RIGHT_ALIGNED(from address) RIGHT_ALIGNED(...
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Left alignment of “title” in KOMA letter

Hello to all members of this great TeX community. I have a question regarding the alignment of the title (subject) of KOMMA type letter. This is the letter code \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[...
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scrlttr2: yourref and place don't mix?

when I specify a place, but not a letter reference in the *.tex file, it shows as expected next to the date on the output, but not if a letter reference is specified. Why is that, and can it be ...
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scrlttr2 & lualatex: Missing number, treated as zero [duplicate]

I can compile the following example with pdflatex (even though it complains about the missing babel package) , but not lualatex from TeX Live 2016: \documentclass{scrlttr2} \begin{document} \begin{...