For some positions I'd like to apply to I'm not brave enough to use moderntimeline. Is it possible to disable the timeline part and fall back to just numerical date ranges without having to rewrite the relevant parts?
I haven't tested this as you haven't provided a MWE, but the idea is to save two definitions of a cventry (
So, in your preamble, save the two definitions:
Then in your document, you can can simply use
When you want to reenable the timeline, you revert to the original definition:
In Addition to the other answer, a helpful modification might be to use