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{resume} is about creating résumés and CVs with (La)TeX.

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LaTeX Resume, Code Review for style and advice

I am using the code-review tag. I would like to get feedback on my Resume. I started out with another's CV, but I pared it back to almost nothing and expanded it in a totally different style. I would ...
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Spacing after section title with res.cls

It is possible to change spacing after a section title with following \usepackage[compact]{titlesec} \titlespacing{\section}{0pt}{1em}{2em} However, when I am using res.cls by \documentclass{res} ...
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How to create a visual scale for resume?

In LaTeX, I am trying to scale my skills visually for my resume. So it should be something like this: Is there an easy way to do it?
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LaTeX Resume Templates Modifications

I was using the LaTeX resume template from http://www.constantinos.us/blog/2006/04/12/latex-resume-template site.. Then i have modified accordingly given below .. But unfortunately it is showing some ...
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Lining up margins in lists to text below

Suppose I have a resume made in LaTeX. I want to line up the margin of a specific section (or multiple sections, such that it lines up with the rest of the main text of the page. In particular, I want ...
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Res documentclass horizontal alignment issue

I'm using the res document class to create a simple resume. I'm going for something that looks like this Creating a Resume Using LaTeX however I have to have my name and contact information centered ...
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How to automatically cite your own publications in a resume?

Is there a biblatex style (or another mean to generate this automatically) designed to autocite (citing your own work)? It could be useful in a resume or for exporting to your website a list of ...
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Adding more than two address lines to a document of class res

I'm using the res9b template and I'm trying to figure out how to add one more address line. I tried using "\\" but the output is a comma separated list instead of a line break.
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Formatting and newcommand issues

Following from my problems from here - Formatting resume header! I wanted to make the code simpler by adding the tabular part under a method so I tried \newcommand Here is the code ...
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Three fixed width columns for cv entry

I'm in the process of writting my cv in LaTeX. I need to display the information in such a way that for each entry I have 3 left aligned items. The first being the date period, the second the ...
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how to add month for apa6 style in bibtex @inproceedings entry

I'm building my CV in latex and I need to add conference presentations in apa6 style. The only problem is that the output does not include the (year, month) format, which is required for the apa6 ...
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Formatting resume header!

Earlier I created a resume successfully and it was easy thanks to your support :) I noticed that my resume tends to be big and consume too much space and after reading some PR interview I am thinking ...
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Aligning a sample resume

I have two questions: How do you edit the tex file so that "Contact information" and "DEPT" are aligned horizontally? What do you need to edit so that "Education" isn't cut off to the left of the ...
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Hyndsight's LaTeX template for a CV not working on TeXworks

I've got this style from this blog post. I'm using TeXworks with the configuration pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX. I found on the web a good minimal code that should work. The code is reproduced below: ...
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Font package needed for PDF built using TEX?

This question might sound stupid (I am not a CS major). I built my grad school application resume using Latex (based on a CS grad suggestion :) ) and successfully generated the required PDF. I ...
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How do I remove “curriculum vitae” text from heading of \documentclass{tccv}?

I'm working with the Two Column CV template from https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv/ The script begins with: \documentclass{tccv} \usepackage[english]{babel} I don't want it to say Curriculum ...
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currvita - right-aligning cvlist item

Let's say I have the following: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{currvita} \begin{document} \begin{cv}{Hello} \begin{cvlist}{Something} \item[item name] %%% ...
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displaying 3 references in resume on the same line

I am using the following template (from "References" section in a CV). The problem is that I only have 3 references so I would like to place them harmoniously into a single line. I was ...
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Converting LaTeX file into RTF - can't seem to detect class file?

I have a resume in LaTeX format, that's using the Resume class from Michael DeCorte. I'm trying to convert it to RTF format, and hitting some issues. $ latex2rtf resume resume.tex:3 Document ...
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Moving contact information above horizontal line in resume

I'm working on a resume, and was playing around with a template I found online. Here is what I had: \documentclass[margin,line,pifont,palatino,courier]{res} \begin{document} \name{First Last ...
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How to set bottom margin using the resume class with [margin,line]

I really like the way my resume looks using the following preamble: \documentclass[line,margin]{resume} \begin{document} \topmargin=-0.5in However, I have a huge margin at the bottom of the page. ...
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Changing the height, width of moderncv type resume

I am trying to change the pagewidth and pagelength of a moderncv type CV that can be found here (http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/moderncv) by changing the values inside inside ...
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Latex version of this cv [duplicate]

I want to write a CV with LaTeX and I'm wondering if someone could help me and give the beginning code of this CV: I will inspire myself from it.
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How to get a title at the top of a cover letter?

I am using the newlfm package to create a cover letter. And I am trying to replace the logo at the top of this cover letter with a title. Now I know how to remove the logo, but I have no idea how to ...
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Resume: How to create a textbox ?

I am creating a resume template. The picture below looks bad, is there a way to fit the entire bullet point "subject" into a box, so it is properly aligned ? Or is there a better solutions that you ...
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Change line color and thickness and line spacing

I am new to LaTeX and I am creating a resume. I have added a black line. 1)However, I would like to know how to specify a color and line thickness for this line? 2) I would like to know how to ...
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Layout design of CV

A few week ago I ask this question. Now I am wondering how it is possible to draw a vertical line between the section and the bibsection area. As it is a CV, it would look like nicer.
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Good LaTeX editor for beginner on windows 8? [duplicate]

I am interested in learning how to create documents through LaTeX and was wondering what editors might be good for someone starting out. I currently have windows 8 but am thinking about installing ...
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Resume option in enumitem with \includeonly

If I use \includeonly to include file foo2.tex, \begin{enumerate}[resume] does not resume the numbering of the last enumerate environment in file foo1.tex. What I've done is to run all parts, see ...
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Overlapping text in the res class.

I'm writing a resume using \documentclass[50 pt, margin]{res} and I got the res.cls from http://www.rpi.edu/dept/arc/training/latex/resumes/. I'm new to LaTeX (this is my second document) and when I ...
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Left justify \dates for res.cls

This is an extension of the question posed: Left justify parts of resume using res.cls mwe: \documentclass[margin, 10pt]{res} \usepackage{lipsum}% just to generate text for the example ...
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Custom class file bib not appearing

Using a minimal biblatex example shown below, I am trying to incorporate citations into a resume using a custom class file The class file Starts with \PassOptionsToClass{11pt,12pt}{article} ...
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Too much spacing between subsection and custom itemize

I have a resume I created using resume.cls. I have a custom nitemize environment in order to remove separation between items within the document itself. In the document, under one of my internships, I ...
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How to make the name centered with addresses on either side in res.cls

I am using a resume template here: http://www.rpi.edu/dept/arc/training/latex/resumes/res9b.tex cls: http://www.rpi.edu/dept/arc/training/latex/resumes/res.cls I was wondering how to make the name ...
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Keep getting “aux file” error with the lastpage package

Keep getting "aux file" error with the lastpage package. The same code is working in another file but not in this one (code furnished here). Please help! Thank you! \documentclass[margin, 11pt]{res} ...
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Commas out of place and weird editing [closed]

I'm a relatively new LaTeX user, and although I have been reading tutorials, I'm in a bit of a hurry to write a CV, so I'm using a template I found on the web. However, now that I'm trying to edit it, ...
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Creating PDF (resume) suitable for automated text extraction

I have created a nice LaTeX resume. However, having uploaded it to an online job search I am worried the automated extraction does not perform well. Are there any specific packages or other tips to ...
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Putting name on every page in resume?

I am following this template to build a resume. When there are multiple pages, I was wondering how to put my name on every page? Thanks! The code is (you may need to download the res.cls file from ...
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Good general LaTeX style practice

I just created my first document in LaTeX (a resume) and while I'm familiar with good practices in programming, I'm not familiar with what constitutes good practices in a markup language like LaTeX. ...
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Specific column alignment in typesetting a resume

I am in the process of transferring my resume from a word processor format to LaTeX. For the body of the resume, I'd like each section (e.g. education, work experience) to appear like I used a ...
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Some formatting questions in moderncv

I have a few questions for my resume that I'm making with moderncv. Firstly here's my code : \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} % moderncv themes \moderncvtheme[orange]{casual} ...
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Page numbers invisible in resume class

I have a quite weird problem with resume class (res.cls). I am typing my resume but I do not see the page numbers. I just want simple plain page numbers at the end of each page, i.e., the standard ...
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Latex - width of the colorbox

I'm doing my CV in Latex using this template: http://www.howtotex.com/images/latex-plaincv-screen.png My problem is the duration of the working experience. If I write for example March 2013 - ...
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How big should margins be on a typographically (and visually) pleasing CV?

Given that neither Why are default LaTeX margins so big? nor LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae explicitly touches on this topic, I'd like to close a gap in my understanding: How big ...
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Using the titlesec package with the res document class

I am trying to redefine the formatting of the my sections using the titlesec package within a res document. However, I am getting the following error message which only occurs if I try to run the ...
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Friggeri resume - Very different rendering in different readers

I wrote my CV using the Friggeri resume template, but I just noticed a problem: the document it's rendered very differently between Acrobat Reader and FoxIt PDF Reader and Document Viewer: I used ...
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How do I add my Vita to the end of my dissertation? [duplicate]

Our grad school has a dissertation.cls and I've already put my vita into a res.cls. Is there any way that I can run these two things together? Here is what my code looks like: ...
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Mimicking (*office) CV-layout in TeX

To me (who considers himself a TeX-beginner for a long while to come) it seems like quite a mountain to climb, with much guessworking required, to convert this CV template into a (reasonably close, or ...
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Automatic report generation

I am trying to automatically create a curriculum vitae (or any other document if one would prefer) from a datafile that holds all values/entries. Here are my individual files that go into this ...
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How do I make email address centered under the contact information in the address?

\documentclass[margin]{res} \textwidth=5.2in % increase textwidth to get smaller right margin \begin{document} \name{{Ccccc Habcdefghijkl}} % the \\[12pt] adds a blank line after name \address{2586 ...