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Re: [O] How to export casual letter without from and to address?

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: [O] How to export casual letter without from and to address?
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2016 18:33:51 +0100
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On 2016-03-05, at 16:47, York Zhao <address@hidden> wrote:

> The problem is, it seems to me that to export to pdf, LaTeX export is the only
> way to go. But then you would have to choose a document class. Obviously you
> can't use "article", nor "book". So my question may probably rephrase as: 
> which
> latex document class do you use to export the letter "as is"?

Ha, this is in fact the main problem with LaTeX: it is not really
a "document preparation system", it is a "scientific paper preparation
system".  Any other kind of document, and LaTeX needs help.

This could be addressed in two ways:

1. Writing a "better" (i.e., more generic, not aimed towards articles
and books) LaTeX exporter.

2. Writing a ConTeXt exporter (see

I could (and would like to) do either or both, but I'd probably have to
move to Mars to have longer days...

> Thanks,
> York


Marcin Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University

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