[latexrefman-commits] r445 - in /trunk: ChangeLog latex2e.texi

jhefferon at domain.hid jhefferon at domain.hid
Fri Sep 25 14:56:17 CEST 2015

Author: jhefferon
Date: Fri Sep 25 14:56:16 2015
New Revision: 445

URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman?rev=445&view=rev


Modified: trunk/ChangeLog
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/ChangeLog?rev=445&r1=444&r2=445&view=diff
--- trunk/ChangeLog	(original)
+++ trunk/ChangeLog	Fri Sep 25 14:56:16 2015
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2015-09-23  Jim Hefferon  <jhefferon at domain.hid>
+	* latex2e.texi (\signature): Reword, add examples.
 2015-09-23  Jim Hefferon  <jhefferon at domain.hid>
 	* latex2e.texi (Letters \address, \closing, \location): Add examples.

Modified: trunk/latex2e.texi
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/latex2e.texi?rev=445&r1=444&r2=445&view=diff
--- trunk/latex2e.texi	(original)
+++ trunk/latex2e.texi	Fri Sep 25 14:56:16 2015
@@ -9188,7 +9188,7 @@
 \begin at domain.hid \\ Recipient's house@}
 \opening at domain.hid:@}
 \thispagestyle at domain.hid@}
-I will not interested in entering a buisness arrangement with you.
+I will not interested in entering a business arrangement with you.
 \closing at domain.hid,@}
 \end at domain.hid@}
 \end at domain.hid@}
@@ -9230,12 +9230,12 @@
 \opening at domain.hid}@}
 @end example
-This command is required to start a letter. The mandatory argument,
- at domain.hid}, is whatever text you wish to start your letter.  For
- at domain.hid
-\opening at domain.hid Joe,@}
+This command is required to start a letter, following the
+ at code{\begin at domain.hid@}@{..@}}. The mandatory argument @var{text} is the
+text that starts your letter.  For instance:
+ at example
+\opening at domain.hid John:@}
 @end example
@@ -9244,18 +9244,57 @@
 @findex \ps
 @cindex postscript, in letters
-Use the @code{\ps} command to start a postscript in a letter, after
+ at example 
+\ps at domain.hid}@}
+ at end example
+Add a postscript.  This command is optional and usually is used after
+ at example
+\ps at domain.hid.  After you have read this letter, burn it. Or eat it.@}
+ at end example
 @node \signature
- at domain.hid @code{\signature at domain.hid}@}}
+ at section @code{\signature}
+ at example 
+\signature at domain.hid line} \\
+            .. @}
+ at end example
 @findex \signature
-Your name, as it should appear at the end of the letter underneath the
-space for your signature.  @code{\\} starts a new line within
- at domain.hid} as usual.
+The sender's name.  This command is optional, although its inclusion is
+The argument text appears at the end of the letter, after the closing
+and after a vertical space for the traditional hand-written
+signature. Separate multiple lines with a double
+backslash at domain.hid{\\}.  For example:
+ at example
+\signature at domain.hid Fred Muggs \\
+           White House@}
+ at end example
+ at LaTeX{}'s default for the vertical space between the @code{\closing}
+and the @code{\signature} is @code{6\medskipamount}, which is six times
+0.7 at domain.hid.
+This command is usually in the preamble, to apply to all the letters in
+the document.  To have it apply to one letter only, put it inside a
+ at code{letter} environment and before the @code{\closing}.
+You can include a graphic in the signature, for instance with
+ at code{\signature at domain.hid@}
+\\ My name@}} (this requires writing @code{\usepackage at domain.hid@}} in
+the preamble).
 @node \startbreaks

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