[NTG-context] letter module, backaddress placement

Florian Wobbe Florian.Wobbe at awi.de
Thu Oct 28 22:10:26 CEST 2010


On Oct 28, 2010, at 21:11 , Wolfgang Schuster wrote:

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> Am 28.10.2010 um 19:04 schrieb Florian Wobbe:
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>> Dear Wolfgang,
>> 
>> the default vertical placement of the backaddress is to high in dinb.nls.
> 
> The position of the backaddress os correct but i think you don’t like the large gap between the backaddress and the address. The gap is there because it’s specified in the german din layout where the address field has nine lines with the first three lines reserved for dispatch information, a easy way to get rid of this space is to disable the dispatch field with
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> \setupletterstyle[dispatch=no]

Nice to know!

Actually it was not the gap that bothered me. You are right, DIN 676 B says 45mm. But this seems to be useless as all window envelopes (that I possess) have their window at 50mm. It defeats the purpose of the backaddress field, which is hidden by the DIN layout. Shouldn't they be able to read it in the Post office in case the addressee is wrong?

Puzzled,
Florian




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