[OS X TeX] Still fighting with the {letter} documentclass

chris ciotti chris.ciotti at gmail.com
Sat Dec 18 12:49:44 EST 2004

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 06:58:24 -0700, Google Kreme <gkreme at gmail.com> wrote:
> I finally have a letter solution that mostly works for me, prints
> labels, and will merge 30 or so letters into one TeX file (thanks
> Maarten)
> I don't like how the return address is formatted.  Or the automatic
> placement of the date.
> I'd like the date to be set flush right, but since the date is never
> even specified in the document, I can't see how to format it.
> As for the labels, they seem to be quite spread out on the page, and I
> can't find an Avery label sheet that matches up quite right.  And it
> appears the \makelabels is laid out to skip alternate labels on a page
> as there is a LOT of white space between them.

Hi there - 

Have you looked into the newlfm class?  It allows greater control over
letter elements than does the letter class and will allow you to make
labels and such.  Check out the manual here:

Hope this helps.

chris ciotti <chris.ciotti at gmail.com>
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