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. For letters printed on DIN A4 paper – or anything of roughly the same size – the sender, receiver, and the date of writing will be positioned correctly. 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.