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

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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 ...
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How can I left align my signature in a resume written in the res class?

I want to add a signature at the end of my resume which I wrote in in the res class (with the margin option). How can I achieve this? Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass[margin, ...
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Start next paragraph on this line

TL;DR: Can I convince LaTeX to start the next paragraph on the same line as the current one? The format I’ve chosen for my résumé looks something like this: EXPERIENCE Doctor Midos, Inc.   ...
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biblatex: List of publications in the CV

I am writing my CV using the article class. How can I list my journal publications and conference presentations each in a separate section? I saved my publication in the .bib database.
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Missing \item when compiling my resume

I've building my resume using resume.cls, and I keep getting an error. However, it doesn't seem to be consistent: \documentclass{resume} % Use the custom resume.cls style ...
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How to have solid block emphasising a section [duplicate]

I would like to recreate something similar to the below in Latex. I know how to configure margins, page size, header formatting and spacing etc. but I am not sure how to go about making the solid left ...
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How to reduce the margins and spacings in this document

I'm using the res.cls to create a one-page CV (I know, res.cls is old, but I prefer its layout). Since the CV is one-page only, I need to squeeze some more space for its content. This is what I have ...
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Several job titles for the same employer in moderncv

I was wondering how can I tweak moderncv to create entries for multiple job titles with the same employer. I am basically interested in mimicking approach 2 that is explained here using the classic ...
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How to create a header line after text

Hi, I am looking to recreate the style above for a resume. For the heading of sections in the resume, I want the section name (in the example above - Education) to be followed by a header line ...
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Currivita - horizontal distance between bullet and content in cvlist

I am using cvlist to itemize my content as follows: \begin{cvlist}{HEADING} \item[1] blah \item[2] blah blah . . . \end{cvlist} However, the gap between the numbers (such as 1,2 etc) and the ...
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Footer not appearing on resume

I have been having trouble displaying a footer in my resume. Here are the links to the .cls file and the .tex file respectively. .cls file resume.cls file .tex file resume.tex file Sorry for the ...
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Resume template with leading line to start section

I came across a resume here and like its format, in particular the red lines that begin each section. How can I create those lines in LaTeX, and then have the years on the left column and everything ...
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res.cls hfill addresses

I'm trying to have my phone number float to the right margin, but hfill doesn't seem to work within an address in res.cls. \address{email@email.com (555) 555-5555} So I try to change that to: ...