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

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Remove comma from moderncv's \cventry

This image shows the excerpt of a CV produced with the moderncv document class: Notice that after the bold text there is a comma. This seems to be produced automatically. How can I stop this?
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Sorted list of publications in moderncv from bibtex

I am trying to create my CV in Latex, after I got fed up with MS Word. I decided to use this template, just because it looks nice. But now I am struggling to add the list of my publications (stored in ...
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Increase spacing in closing of cover letter in moderncv

Using the moderncv package, how do I increase the spacing between the closing and the name after the closing i.e. increasing the space between "Yours faithfully" and "John Doe" in this picture This ...
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No title option in moderncv leaving horizontal line beside name? [closed]

Basically using the no title option and the banking theme in moderncv leaves me with a horizontal line beside the name. It used to remove the line but a recent update changed something which I am not ...
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Moderncv : put the homepage in bold

I'd like to do this: \homepage{ \textbf{www.adress.com} } But it doesn't work. How can I do for putting the homepage in bold?
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customizing moderncv \section title style

I would like to customize \section style in order to have the following title (forget the horizontal line) : I imagine that I need to modify the following definition: ...
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How can I add a new address line within moderncv style

I'd like to have 3 lines for address with moderncv style. So I've added this lines in my file \makeatletter ...
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In moderncv \address, \email, \mobile are not working

This is my code \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} \moderncvcolor{blue} %\usepackage{geometry} ...
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Class moderncv doesn't work with purple

I've only recently started to work with LaTeX. I've seen the nice CV that it is possible to do with moderncv, however I'm not able to change the color to purple. I do not understand why.. It works ...
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moderncv - modify size of blank spaces

I'm trying to find a way to modify the moderncv LaTeX "library" (dk if library is the right word). As shown on the picture below, I want the space 1 & 2 to be reduced by half. I'm new in LaTeX, ...
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MikTex 2.9 64-bit not loading sans serif font for moderncv

I just got a new computer and installed MikTex 2.9 for Windows7 64-bit. When I compiled my resume for the first time (moderncv, theme casual), it compiled in roman vs. sans serif fonts. I did not ...
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align names, data and picture in CV

I would like that the picture and the name, personal information and picture appear at the same height, instead of the picture above like here: \documentclass{moderncv} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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How can I suppress page breaks? [closed]

This is a response, because it seems I was banned for poor explanations. Sorry, that there is was no concision in the explanations. I found what can be done. it is explained in the second part of the ...
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Name in a single line in moderncv

I would like that my full name in the CV appears in a single line, I am using \firstname{manuel} \familyname{fernandez-perez} also my email is too long and it automatically splits it in two lines and ...
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moderncv - hompage link in 2 lines [closed]

is it possible to put the homepage link in the moderncv header in 2 lines, as it doesn't look nice if it is one line, whereas all the other personal data entries are quite small. Thankful for any ...
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modern cv layout

I have a question concerning my CV. The following is my header: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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How to add custom entry types to moderncv?

I use the moderncv document class. I would like to add two new sections: Conferences Mandates I would like to know the best way to add those two sections. Should I use BibTeX or biblatex like for ...
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Table in cvline using moderncv

I would like to create in my CV, using moderncv, a table with two columns. It should look like: -------- Experience * Item 1 x x ...
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How can I use moderntimeline without moderncv?

How can I use moderntimeline without having to use moderncv as the document class? The following code is what I've tried so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{moderntimeline} ...
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Justify text in moderncv cover letter

I am writing a cover letter and CV using moderncv. Everything works fine so far, but the text in the cover letter is not justified. I think it is good that it is not hyphenated, but it would look much ...
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moderncv - filesize of pdf too big

I managed to work out how to create a job application that is entirely written in the moderncv style. I use the moderncv class itself for my CV and the attachments (making each document a section with ...
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Latex error with moderncv and letter

I am using the package moderncv to create my CV. Unfortunately I can't manage to include a letter as it is done in one of the examples in the CTAN repository (PDF file, TEX file). The command ...
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Create CV with moderncv in relative folder

I'm trying to create my CV in LaTeX but got into problems. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, the package texlive-latex-extra includes the 2008 version of moderncv, but I want to use the newer 2012 moderncv ...
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How to add a second e-mail address with moderncv

I'm using moderncv to write my CV. I'm using the classic style and I want to add a second e-mail address. It doesn't work if I simply do that: \mail{email1} \mail{email2} Is there a way to do it?
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moderncv and cvitem

In moderncv I use \cvitem to point my skills. The problem is that if I use long text in a first column it gets breaked. Picture shows what I want to achieve. first example is how it looks when I ...
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Adding sections such as Linkedin and Github to a Moderncv footer

How do I add extra links to the footer of a moderncv document that are not covered by the default commands?
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Problem with \maketitle in moderncv

I downloaded the moderncv template for LyX, I tried to compile it but this error appears: \maketitle Your command was ignored. Type I to replace it with another command, or to ...
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\cdot not working in moderncv

If I try to use \cdot in my .tex document (moderncv) then I'm getting error like this: ! Missing $ inserted. (inserted text) $ here_it_gives_line_number_and_hint This line have this ...
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Adding bold labels to two different addresses in moderncv

I found this link here which was what I was looking for. It allows one to add two addresses to a CV written in moderncv. But I wanted to know how to modify the code so that labels like "Present ...
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Moderncv: bulleted list in cvitem

I am using moderncv to write my CV. Therefore, I want to use a bulleted list withing \cvitem. In principle this works, but an extra line is added so that it is not on the same height as the first ...
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Decrease footnotes margin in moderncv

I'm beginning with LaTeX, so this question is may be obvious. When using moderncv package, if I add footnotes to my document, the footnotes take too much space. How can I decrease the footnotes ...
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Undefined control sequence Error with moderncv+Hebrew

I would like to use modernv to create a right-to-left CV document in Hebrew. I have downloaded and installed culmus-latex, and Hebrew+English LaTex documents compile without a problem. I took ...
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How to change language in the Bibliography?

My header is as follows: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Why tabular doesn't work with ModernCV

When I try to insert a tabular in my CV using modernCV document like this \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline aa & bb & cc \\ \hline dd & ee & ff \\ \hline \end{tabular} I don't ...
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Literature in ModernCV

I currently write my CV and I want to include a Bibliography. The following is my header: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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problem with moderncv and \bf inside bibliography

I've this problem using moderncv. I'm using multibib and the first bibliography entry is: @article{Aad:2011tw, author = "Aad, Georges and others", title = "{Measurement of the ...
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TeX Live 2012, XeLaTeX, moderncv, error “Failed to convert input string to UTF16”

I'm getting this error from moderncv version 1.1.1. With earlier version everything was ok and I did not make any changes to my tex document. I don't use any special font. File encoding is set to ...
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moderncv - how to adjust the personal info

How to adjust my long email address in the personal info in the moderncv? I use: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} \moderncvcolor{blue} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenx} ...
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How to force latex to put a quote in one line?

I am currently writing a CV on LaTeX. I want to have a quote on the head of my modernCV, but latex puts ONE word into a second line. Can I make LaTeX put all the quote into one line? ...
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\makecvtitle doesn't work with moderncv in MiKTeX 2.9 [closed]

I have a problem with the following tex excerpt in relation to moderncv on MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 7. I do not get the title of my CV. "! Undefined control sequence. l.44 \makecvtitle The control ...
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How to use modernCV for creating resume in Mac OS X 10.6?

I referred multiple sources but nothing is working out. Used TeXShop and it did generated PDF after clicking on "Typeset". I am missing out something , please help!
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Remove the colored section box from moderncv

Using moderncv as follows; \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[black]{casual} I'd like to remove the coloured struts/rectangles/boxes, adjacent to section headings, from the output. Can ...
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texlive-latex-extra and koma-moderncvclassic [closed]

I installed the ubuntu package texlive-latex-extra which contains a latex package "koma-moderncvclassic". However, if I compile a document \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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moderncv - newline within a cventry

The information that I want to provide isn't fitting into one line. I am working with \cventry{}{}{}{}... I want to put information into a new line, still positioned to what is in the line above. I ...
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Horizontal line in \moderncvtheme[…]{classic}

I have a question about moderncv. I want to work with the moderncv style classic. But I found out, that the theme casual produces a horizontal line underneath the name. Is it possible, to get the same ...
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Set same font in letter as in moderncv

I created i cv using the package moderncv. I also would like to create a letter. So far i used scrlttr2 package, but it uses a different font than moderncv, so it looks inconsistent. So my question is ...
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moderncv doesn't compile with email, homepage or phone [closed]

I want to use moderncv package, however I have some problem with it: if I use a standard example, it doesn't produce any pdf, however there are no errors... If I remove fields like email, homepage, ...
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Moderncv package - cventry date width

I am writing my CV using moderncv package, everythig is nice but I have a problem with cventry command. I have something like this: (it means 2010 - now) I would want to have this in one line, ...
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Vertical space before section title in moderncv

I'm using moderncv to typeset my CV. One of the challenges I have with this package is the inconsistent top margins (as shown in the MWE below). If a new page starts with a section, it will have an ...
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How to add new command in moderncv template?

I want to add new moderncv command to act like address command exactly, I mean in format and positioning except that I will called this time \address2 here is a quick demonstration of what I want, ...