OT: LaTeX and envelopes

Kareem Shehata kareem-d+8TeBu5bOew5LPnMra/2Q at public.gmane.org
Wed Jul 28 00:07:00 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 18:35, Fred Nastos wrote:
> > I've managed to get LaTeX to produce envelopes for me using the envlab
> > package from Boris Veytsman with my letterhead class, and everything
> > looks great except for one thing.  When I produce a PDF file to email,
> > it includes the envelope as the second page!
> I didn't really understand this last bit.  Does the fact that you are
> emailing the PDF have anything to do with your problem?
> How are you making your pdf?  ps2pdf, or pdflatex, or some
> other method?  How does a postscript version look?

The problem is that the pdf or ps file has both the letter and
envelope.  Sending the pdf by email is thus not "a good thing" since I
want whoever is on the receiving end to see only the letter itself, not
the second page with the envelope.

> > In general, I have a few different documents in LaTeX that I'd like to
> > split into several output files.  Is there an easy way to do this?
> If you want to split the resulting pdf/ps, it might be worth trying pdftk: 
> http://www.accesspdf.com/pdftk/
> If you want to this from latex itself, I think you are only allowed
> one \begin{document} and one \end{document} per document.

I'd like to do this within LaTeX, if that's at all possible.  I know
that I can break the ps file into multiple pages, but that's not quite
what I'd like to do.

> Good Luck.



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