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

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Putting a timeline for dates in moderncv

This question led to a new package: moderntimeline I just had the idea of using a timeline to specify dates in my CV. I've made a mockup in Inkscape: The idea, as you see it, is to display ...
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moderncv themes

Are there any available themes for moderncv other than classic and casual? I googled it but no luck.
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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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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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Change font used by moderncv

Using moderncv, is it possible to change the font? I tried to load the Palatino font with: \usepackage{mathpazo} with no avail. I'm using Tex Live 2011, and I compile the tex file with pdflatex.
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What does “You have requested package `foo', but the package provides `foo'.” mean?

I know what this message means in general ("do not add path names in package names"), and my question is not a duplicate of You have requested package `include/foo' but the package provides ...
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Is there a way to get the Skype logo in the cvtheme document class?

I'm using the cvtheme document class and \moderncv{classic} to create a CV. The field I am applying for jobs in often conduct their interviews over Skype. The are command to get small phone (phone), ...
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How to show off TeX skills with a TeX-typeset CV?

Recently, I have been editing my CV, which is typeset with XeLaTeX. I realize that besides those trite TeX advantages, such as being neat and clean (and the TeX symbolic font of course), I am not ...
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Link formatting: colors, underlines in moderncv

Following the excellent advice in this site, I have started using moderncv for writing the new version of my CV. Unfortunately, after converting to PDF, my http links work (clicking on them leads to ...
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Changing margins in moderncv

I've been working with the moderncv package and have hit the limit of my LaTeX skills. I've been trying to shrink the top and bottom margins enough to accomodate about two extra lines, but have had no ...
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Template for a German CV with moderncv

I currently need to write a CV in German and decided to with moderncv. I find the class quite good. One issue I have is that the content and style of a German CV can be quite different than one for ...
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Creating bibliographies with biblatex and moderncv

I wanted to use the moderncv class together with biblatex. To this end, I redefined the bibliography bibenvironment \defbibenvironment{bibliography}{}{}% ...
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moderncv : \homepage - can't handle a tilde

I'm using the latest version of moderncv from CTAN. When I set : \homepage {homepage: my.homepage.url/~username/} The tilde doesn't show up. So I tried: \usepackage{textcomp} \homepage {homepage: ...
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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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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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Avoid hyperref warnings in moderncv [closed]

Whenever I compile a CV with moderncv, I get four warnings by hyperref. There don't seem to be any serious problems connected to them, yet they bug me. I like my documents to compile without warnings. ...
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Change ModernCV section style to make them look like Friggeri CV

I am using for my Resume the ModernCV template, but I would like to bring in some of the amazing FriggeriCV style of the title of the sections: I love the text half coloured and half black with each ...
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Footnote in moderncv

I'm using the moderncv template and I want to add a footnote inside the last part of the \cventry{}{}{}{}{}{} tag, something like this: \cventry{Aug 2008}{Title}{}{}{}{text text text ...
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moderncv - non marvosym symbols

When i use the moderncv package i get the typical marvosym symbols. The following image shows the file examples\template_banking_red.pdf that comes with my moderncv package. When you take a look at ...
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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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Page breaks within moderncv

I'm typesetting a document with lengthy itemize lists and in most cases LaTeX leaves lots of empty space before the environment in order to get it entirely on one page. How can I encourage LaTeX to ...
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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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How to add a photo to moderncv style banking

I'm writing this post because I'm trying to let appear the photo on the moderncv using the banking style, but from default isn't possible. So I would to know how to show the photo using the banking ...
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Fixing the '\social' command of 'moderncv' for LinkedIN (intl profile)

I am using moderncv to compose my CV and cover letters. I have a LinkedIN profile that I would like to link via \social[linkedin]{...} however line 257 of modencv.cls defaults the beginning of the ...
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Skype icon on moderncv

I am using moderncv with classic style. I wrote my personal info on the top of the page, precisely on the left of my picture. I need to write my linkedln and skype account in the same line so as not ...
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Horizontal line within a line of text

You may know that in moderncv there is a horizontal line at the left of each section. I want to print this at the right of the section title too, just like this: My current code is as follows: ...
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How to change title font size in moderncv?

How can I change the title font size (First name, Family Name) in a resume written using moderncv package?
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Remove bibliography title in moderncv with multibib

I want to have multiple bibliographies within my CV (moderncv class) so I've been using multibib. The trouble is, multibib automatically places a bibliography title above each bibliography, which I ...
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moderncv - how to adjust the description columns?

So basically the question is in the title. How can I adjust the width of the part where I put info about myself? Currently it looks like this: You see how there is weird looking break. How can I ...
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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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How to use fontawesome-package in moderncv?

since I am working on my CV using moderncv, I was wondering if it is possible to change the icons used in the header. These icons are from the package marvosym. As indicated by this question moderncv ...
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Skype Icon in the CV template?

I'm trying to add the Skype icon in my CV, but it is not working. I am using Miktex 2.9 and WinEdt 8. \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,roman]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} \moderncvcolor{blue} ...
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How can I remove extra space after `itemize` in moderncv?

In a moderncv document, using an itemize in a cvitem produces extra spacing after the itemized list. Here's a minimum working example: \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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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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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 with moderntimeline - how do I typeset positions that only lasted for one year?

I'm using the package moderntimeline which originated here on TeX.sx to typeset my CV. It looks great! However, I have a bunch of positions (mostly for volunteering positions within our student ...
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moderncv and babel spanish cause “Missing \endcsname…” error

When I run the following code it compiles as expected: \documentclass[% 11pt ,a4paper ,sans ]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{blue} \usepackage[scale=0.75]{geometry} ...
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How to change the color of the hyperlink to mail address in moderncv class?

I am beginner in LaTeX, and experimenting with moderncv. I find that the hyperkink of the email is of the same light blue color as the surrounding info, failing to make clear that it is an hyperlink. ...
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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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Customizing moderncv numbering pages style

So, I was doing something like this: \cfoot{\color{color2}\itshape John~~Doe} to get my name centered on bottom of each page. Now I'd like to have it in one line with page number. Now it looks like ...
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Include signature picture in cover letter in moderncv?

I created a cover letter with the moderncv package. My code is: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[green]{classic} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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moderncv - how to put personal info under name

I'm new in LaTeX and moderncv. I'd like to put my contact info under name but I don't know how. I found this problem similar to mine, but it changes position of the picture. This is my .tex file after ...
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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 - 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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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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moderntimeline - same entry, two time spans

I'm updating my CV using the moderncv class with moderntimeline, and most of it is looking really nice by now. However, one of my previous positions I held twice, with a year-long break in the ...
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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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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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Bookmarks in moderncv

When I open my CV/Cover letter in Adobe Reader I see that the \sections and \subsections are in that internal bookmarks. But is it possible to add the cover letter in there, because now it seems like ...
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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 ...