What do I have to change in the following definition, so that the text is a little bit higher?

  \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay]
    \node [rectangle, fill=fillheader, anchor=north, minimum width=\paperwidth, minimum height=4cm] (box) at (current page.north){};
    \node [anchor=center] (name) at (box) {%
      {\thinfont #1}{\bodyfont  #2}
    \node [anchor=north] at (name.south) {%
      \thinheader {\Huge \vphantom{A}} #3%

Sorry about the maybe stupid question, but I really don't see any intuitive structure in TikZ code, and reaaaaaaaally don't feel like spending a week to understand it.

  • Could you add a complete but minimal document where you use this header? And by a little bit higher what do you mean? Do you want the header moves up on the page or a taller font? – Ignasi Jun 4 '15 at 18:17
  • latextemplates.com/template/friggeri-resume-cv I am using this template, does this qualify as an MWE? And I mean that ideally I would be able to tweak some value and then move everything 2mm up. – Maxim Moloshenko Jun 4 '15 at 18:21
  • I don't have Helvetica Neue font, so it doesn't work for me. – Ignasi Jun 4 '15 at 18:38
  • Hmm, sorry, I hacked some horrible stuff together to make it work, but if open the .cls file and search for the lines \newfontfamily\bodyfont[]{HelveticaNeueLTStd-Roman} \newfontfamily\thinfont[]{HelveticaNeue-UltraLight} \newfontfamily\headingfont[]{Helvetica Neue-BoldCond}, maybe you just can set them to something that you have? – Maxim Moloshenko Jun 4 '15 at 18:44

For a shorter box, try minimum height=3cm or whatever. For text higher within a 4cm box, try \node [anchor=north] (name) at (box.north) or \node [anchor=center] (name) at ([yshift=5mm]box), say.

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