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Here is some template CV in LaTeX: http://www.rpi.edu/dept/arc/training/latex/resumes/ Consider template number 9a (source). I want to move the name to the left, write "Resume" in the middle, and put a date on the right.

How can I do this?

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

Instead of

% Center the name over the entire width of resume:
 \moveleft.5\hoffset\centerline{\large\bf Susan R. Bumpershoot}

use the following for your resume header:

% Name on left, RESUME, date right
\hspace*{-\hoffset}{\large\bfseries\rlap{Susan R. Bumpershoot} \hfill%
RE\'SUM\'E \hfill%

\rlap and \llap sets the name/date in a zero-width box to ensure that RESUME is centred.

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You may also wish to adjust the width of the horizontal rule as I've done in the above image, since it's slightly wider than the text width:

% Name on left, RESUME, date right
\hspace*{-\hoffset}{\large\bfseries\rlap{Susan R. Bumpershoot} \hfill%
R\'ESUM\'E \hfill%
% Draw a horizontal line the whole width of resume:
\hspace*{-\hoffset}\vbox{\hrule width\dimexpr\textwidth+\hoffset\relax height 1pt}\par\smallskip

As a suggestion, other (more modern) resume/CV templates/packages/classes exist. Consider, for example, using the moderncv document class.

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