{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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Reorder sections based on a variable?

I have a CV I've created in LaTeX (using the moderncv package). I'm trying to create flavors of the CV based on variables. What I would like to do is to generate the sections in a different order. ...
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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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Linux Biolinum O messes up moderncv Package

Take the template.tex example file from http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/moderncv/examples and add these two lines: \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont{Linux Biolinum O} Then run ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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Use other font in restricted area wont compile

im trying to change the font of only one character in the document, but it wont compile with lualatex, what am missing ? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} ...
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Antichronological ordering of references in moderncv using apacite

I'm using the moderncv documentclass to create my CV and I need the reference list to adhere to the APA guidelines. I know biblatex provides sorting options but unfortunately moderncv does not support ...
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Creating additional color for moderncv

I'm trying to create an additional color for moderncv, but am seeing unexpected behaviour. I've created a file called moderncvcolorburgundy.sty, by copying the file for the purple color. I've changed ...
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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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Position of year date in moderntimeline

In this example, the 2012 seems to be further away from the blue bar than the 2010 is. Can the 2012 be moved toward the bar, so that the 2012 and the 2010 are equidistant ...
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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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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 ...