Take the 2-minute tour ×
TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have the following issue with the alignment of subrubric titles in a résumé written with the CurVe class by Didier Verna.

When the rubric & subrubric titles are aligned left via options in the preamble:

\rubricalignment{l}%default: rubric titles centered
\subrubricalignment{l}%default: subrubric titles centered

the subrubric title ("Customer Services") shows an indent and is not aligned with the rubric title ("Professional Experience"). Screenshot of the issue:

enter image description here

Is there a way to align the subrubric title so no indent is produced? I am looking for a result / output in which rubric, subrubric title and entry are aligned consistently on the left-hand side.

I suspect this behaviour is due to the CurVe class being based on the LTXtable package by David Carlisle. I played around with the options given in the documentation.

However, as this was not successful one may have to adapt the curve.cls, which looks quite daunting.

I put together a minimal working example:

\NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}
\documentclass[a4paper,skipsamekey,12pt,english,final]{curve}
\usepackage{filecontents}
\usepackage[english]{babel}

\begin{filecontents}{experience.tex}
\begin{rubric}{Professional Experience} %rubric title
\subrubric{Customer Services} % subrubric title
\entry*[Month/Year --- Month/Year]
        Customer Service Assistant at Fresh'n'Fruity, a bar / caf\'e{} serving organic smoothies, London, UK (xy hours/week)

\subrubric{Research} % subrubric title
\entry*[Month/Year --- Month/Year]
        Graduate Assistant, the Department for Science Fiction, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, UK (xy hours/week)

\entry*[MM/YY --- MM/YY]
        Research Intern with the ``Non-Violent Communication''-Project at the Peace Institute, Z\"urich, Switzerland

\end{rubric}
\end{filecontents}


\rubricalignment{l}%default: Rubriktitles centered
\subrubricalignment{l}%default: Subrubriktitles centered


\title{Graduate Student}
\subtitle{at the Peace Institute, Z\"urich, Switzerland}


\begin{document}

\maketitle
\makerubric{experience} % Engagement, praktische Erfahrungen, vorherige Jobs

\end{document} % schliesst das Hauptdokument

Any suggestions are appreciated!

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 6 down vote accepted

The first line in the definition of \@@subrubric contains a trailing space, as can be seen here:

\def\@@subrubric#1{%
\rule{0bp}{\@beforespace}
{\@subrubricfont#1}
\@subrubricmark{#1}}

simply add % at the end of the line \rule{0bp}{\@beforespace} to prevent this trailing space; you can paste the following lines to the preamble of your document:

\makeatletter
\def\@@subrubric#1{%
\rule{0bp}{\@beforespace}%
{\@subrubricfont#1}
\@subrubricmark{#1}}
\makeatother

EDIT: I sent an e-mail to the class author, letting him know about this trailing space issue; he has confirmed that it was a bug.

share|improve this answer
    
Thank you for your help, this is exactly what I was looking for. I did not want to bother Didier before I make sure this is a "real issue"! @Audrey: Thank you for the edit to make it more readable! –  Amy May 19 '11 at 9:40
    
@Amy: No problem! BTW: You should accept Gonzalo's answer by clicking on the check mark below the vote up/down arrows. –  Audrey May 19 '11 at 13:17
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.