When you are writing a business letter you have to choose from one of about two formal letter styles.
These two styles are discussed below:
The block style is also known as the Full block style. In this style, all elements of the letter are justified to the left.
This business letter style is becoming very common, for the obvious reason that typing in this manner is easier, especially on a computer.
Below is an example of the Full block style:
Full Block Style
In the modified formal letter styles, the following letter elements are aligned from the middle of the paper, making them seem as though they are aligned right:
The following elements are aligned left:
This style is demonstrated in the sample below. Note carefully the following:
This style is preferable to business letters that are more informal in nature.
Modified block style:
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