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{moderncv} is a document class for CVs (curriculum vitae).

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cvitem \hbox overfull in moderncv

Is it possible to change the length or size of the box where the first text is placed in \cvitem{this text is too long}{...} I doesn't fit and it looks kinda stupid. I get this message: Overfull ...
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French-style cover letter using 'moderncv' document class

I've got a quite similar problem as the one presented in this thread: Renew command \makelettertitle in moderncv, but the solution proposed does not completely answer my needs. As a reminder, the ...
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Which typeface is used in moderncv?

I am curious which typeface is used in the moderncv document class. I wrote a CV with the following document class invocation: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} If I have to write a ...
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How to use Fontawesome icons in LaTeX with moderncv?

I am trying to create a resume using this fork of moderncv. I am on Mountain Lion and using TexLive-2013 (v. 2.0 Build 150). I already have moderncv, which is located at: ...
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Is there any way to use a custom font with moderncv?

The package moderncv proposes only two available options for the font selection roman & sans. I've seen the following declaration in the source code of the package: ...
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Trying to add an image/icon just before the text in a section while using moderncv

Note: I'm using sharelatex I was wondering if there are any way to set the background color of the header part (the one that contains personal info) of a file that uses moderncv in order to visually ...
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place bullet items in tabular form

I would like to get the items to show up with the bullet in a tabular form, however, when I try to place the items in a table, I get an error...here is the code: ...
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Is there any way to add a background color to the header part of a file that use moderncv?

I was wondering if there are any way to set the background color of the header part (the one that contains personal info) of a file that uses moderncv in order to visually differentiate the header and ...
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moderncv user variable in section

How can I use a variable (e.g. a first name) in \cvitem? \firstname{Firstname} \begin{document} \makecvtitle % Print the CV title \section{Personal Data} \cvitem{}{\firstname}
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Adding extra documents in moderncv

I would like to add extra documents (like reference letters and certificates) to the moderncv in a way that everything is in the same pdf. I can´t include them as text because they will actually be ...
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How can I extend quote's width in moderncv?

How can I extend quote's width in moderncv? I want the quote element to be wider so it would occupy less amount of lines. Here is my minimal working example: ...
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social links and symbols in moderncv [duplicate]

how does one add more more social links and their associated icon/symbol(e.g codeplex, bitbucket) in moderncv. I tried to include this: \ifthenelse{\equal{#1}{codeplex}} ...
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How can I place name minibox on top in moderncv?

I am using moderncv classic style. This is my header. I want it to be like this (first and last name aligned on top): How it can be achieved? Here is my minimal working example: ...
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Add a second website in moderncv banking

I wanted to include 2 websites in my resume which I am making using moderncv but it seems it allows only one website. How to show 2 websites in the header (showing the website icon for both)? I am ...
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Changing rendering of bibitems in moderncv

I'm using moderncv to style my CV and would like to modify how it renders references. Here's an MWE: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper]{moderncv} \usepackage{fontspec} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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Multiple PDF generation with one tex file

I'm writing my cv using moderncv, and I want to make it in 2 languages. I wrote a common part, which both languages will have, and specific ones, where I put the translated content. I also want to ...
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problem with name being too long for moderncv title

Is there a way to fit the whole "jesse jaanila | curriculum vitae" title on the same row with the banking style. My simplified code shows that with the font fouriernc that I like, it doesn't seem to ...
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moderncv - newline within a cventry in the banking style

I want to find a way to split long line in the 3rd element of \cventry. I use moderncv package and banking style. Using \newline doesn't help. I get the result in the picture using following code. I ...
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Bibtex JabRef and moderncv

I am trying to create my cv using moderncv class. Everything look fine until the publication section. I have a publication database under the title "publications.bib" that is created in JabRef. I want ...
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how to only increase line-space for 'cventry' command in moderncv

I use modercv template to compile my resume,but i have two troubles. First I want increase line space between texts in 'cventry' command Second i need change part text font,only effect part ...
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wrapfigure in moderncv

I want to add my photo in moderncv environment! Itemize positioning and other floats are missed up! I tried to use \textpos package but didn't work! Here is the code \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How can I get a subentry in moderncv?

In my cv, I want my internship to be a sub-entry of my masters education. MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[green]{classic} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How can I use Helvetica Light or Neue in moderncv?

I have gotten Helvetica working in Xavier Danaux's moderncv by placing in the following lines in banking.sty to typeset my cv.tex file. I'm using texShop on OSX. \usepackage[scaled]{helvet} ...
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Remove header on one page

I use moderncv to create my cv. There I include a pdf document with the includepdf command. The problem is that I defined a fancyheader and that this header is also on the included pdf, but I do not ...
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Customising title header of ModernCV template

So I want to customise CV using the ModernCV template. I am using the classic style but want to have the Personal information written in the CV title and under the First and Last name. Unfortunately ...
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How to solve moderncv troubles? [closed]

I´m trying to create a PDF with moderncv...however I dont know what is the issue here...spent already hours with trouble shooting without success. could someone hlep please? ...
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How can I make a Curriculum Vitae or Resume in *Tex with variable length?

I'd like to make a template of sorts for a Curriculum Vitae. While there seem to be plenty of examples online of CVs using TeX, I'm looking for an easy way to include everything in the file, but ...
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How to separate the CV and cover letter in moderncv?

I am using the moderncv template to create both a CV and a cover letter. The resulting document contains the CV and the cover letter concatenated and with the same page numbering. Is there some ...
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Moderncv: \cvitem text is too large

How do I change the text size for items under \cvitem to match items under \cventry that won't cause problems with other \moderncvstyle{xyz}? MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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Babel breaks maketitle on moderncv's casual and banking templates

I'm working on my CV and I started using the classic theme. After finishing the document, I trried to switch to the casual theme (also happens in the banking theme), but I get the following error: ! ...
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Decrease horizontal space in moderncv's cvdoubleitem

When labels are too small, the \cvdoubleitem macro in moderncv creates way too much space between the first description and the second label: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} ...
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Moderncv: Extra vertical space after cvitem

Extra vertical space is produced after \cvitem and before the next \section. Is there a better way to fix this than to use \vspace*{-6mm}? The problem is shown below, between the "Skills" and ...
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Moderncv Package Question

Must all cventry content be on the first page? My pdf doesn't print if there is too much content under my second cventry. How do I fix/work around this? MWE: ...
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How to increase space between two columns in moderncv

I was able to increase width of the column but I want to increase the space between \cventry that is date and the contents.
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Accents generate errors with moderncv class

When using accented characters (e.g. ë) I get the following error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:ële not set up for use with LaTeX. A minimal working example is given below. To the best ...
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Font Awesome Skype icon doesn't work with moderncv

I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and XeLaTeX. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,roman,english]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{blue} ...
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Add a table of contents into a moderncv document

It seems that the class moderncv doesn't implement the \tableofcontents command. Is there any easy way to add a table of contents into the first page of the CV. Within a minipage for example ?
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Change the color of rule in moderncv

I have a question about moderncv. I want to work with the moderncv style casual and would like to change the color of the rule in the cvtitle which is defined by ...
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moderncv cover letter recipient data line length

I am writing a cover letter and CV using moderncv. The resulting output wraps the first two lines of the recipient information, making four lines, even though it's unnecessary (in this case). How can ...
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Conditional content in moderncv

I am using the package moderncv. I implemented already a conditional statement in the preamble: \usepackage{ifthen} \newif\ifresume \resumetrue %true for RESUME, false for CV This allows me to set ...
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Insert initial phrase in bibliography

Is there a way to insert a phrase in the bibliography before the actual list of publications? What I would like to do is to have a phrase like For a full list of related publications see ...
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Hide recipient details - moderncv banking

I want to use this template for a personal statement (template here). I don't want to include any addresses or dates etc. I just want the heading name|title and then be able to write in the main ...
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Undefined control sequence error with moderncv

When I use these commands to display a bibliography in a moderncv document I get an Undefined control sequence error. \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{plain} \bibliography{publications} This is the ...
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How to include picture in banking style with exactly position

I would like to include a picture in banking style moderncv pacakge. I just want to locate it in right hand side from title. But.. I can do this with a simple \includegraphics[scale=1]{picture} ...
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moderncv modify right margin or length of cvitem

I am trying to edit my resume, and I have trouble managing the spacing on the cvitem. I'd like it to be of a shorter length, more specifically I want the line ending to be less than the other ...
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modernCV seems to forbid any hyphenation. How can I switch that off?

I'm writing a document with the help of the modernCV class, using (a modification of) the casual style. It looks like this class is penalizing hyphenation pretty severely. Why is that so? I can't find ...
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Edit the commands in the moderncv class so as to add another 'column'

I'm making a CV using the moderncv class. For most of the commands, the text is aligned such that it looks to be divided into two columns; one which takes the header, years etc. argument of the ...
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moderncv: Increase space between cventry

I wrote my CV using moderncv but the entries (in particular \cventry) are too compact for me. I tried to change the parskip but it does not change anything. Could you tell me how could I increase the ...
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Vertical offset in bullets

I'm using the moderncv class, and so far is pretty nice, except that I would like to move the bullets a bit higher (by default they are aligned to the bottom of the line). Here is a small example ...
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Add fourth argument to address command in moderncv class

I'm trying to add a fourth argument to the address command in the moderncv class. I've looked for a solution around the internet and tried a few things including attempting to edit the moderncv class ...