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  ETH form letters with LaTeX
Tip of the week Posted by Tobias Vancura on Monday September 23, @10:56AM
from the D-PHYS dept.
Using the LaTeX class "ETHbrief", it is now possible to easily create beautiful letters complying to the ETH corporate identity guidlines using our all-beloved typesetter LaTeX.
On the D-PHYS unix machines, the package is already installed, otherwise you can get either ready-made debian packages or the plain files on

The package was written by Elmar Heeb. A standard letter looks like the following:

\documentclass[german, 12pt]{ETHbrief}




\renewcommand{\mynameText}{Your Name}

\begin{letter}{recipient's address}

\opening{Dear ---}
\closing{Sincerely yours,}



And then run either latex/dvips or pdflatex over the file.

The package is language specific, so you can have different version depending on which language you specify in the first line.

If you have special requests on what shall be placed in the header, contact Elmar, I am sure he will be happy to help you.

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