Letter for iA Writer

An iA Writer template to create letters with correctly positioned address fields.
The iA Writer editor and a formatted letter side-by-side.

Install #

  1. Download the template.
  2. Open the folder named ia-letter-master.
  3. Double-click on the bundle named letter.iatemplate. The bundle will then be installed inside of iA Writer. Please refer to iA-Writer-Templates for further information.

A sample letter #

See below a markdown-formatted letter in the iA Writer editor, with indication for the sender-address, the receiver-address, and the date of writing. The sample text is taken from Purdue Online Writing Lab.

A markdown-formatted letter in the iA Writer editor, with indication for the sender-address, the receiver-address, and the date of writing.

The Letter template will render the text with the iA Writer Quattro typeface. It´s assumed letters are printed on DIN A4 paper or anything of roughly the same size. The sender, receiver, and the date of writing will be positioned correctly when printing the text with the Letter template. See below how the above text is formatted by the Letter template.

A formatted letter.

The editor #

Indicate the sender, receiver, and date of writing with the following syntax in the iA Writer editor. Please mind the empty lines before and after each data entry.

@sender
:Lucy Letter
:27 Writing Avenue
:12345 Garden Town

@receiver
:Ernie English
:78 Reading Lane
:34567 Read City

@date
:April 15, 2021

Use #

  • In iA Writer, click the play button at the top right of the editor to open the preview pane.
  • At the bottom of the preview pane select the template to use. Select Letter.
  • The selected template will be used for the printing of the text.

Issues #

Please file issues on the GitHub page of Letter.