I have the following MWE using moderncv:




\title{Test title}






There are two things I would like to play around with and try alter:

  1. The name Test Testing appears in the upper right corner, where the first name Test appears in grey and the last name Testing appears in black. I would like for both to be black, where am I able to change these colors?

  2. With this style, horizontal bars appear above the years 0000-9999 between each entry. Is it possible to make these bars vertical instead and appear between the year and the entry? Exactly similar to if I had used fancy instead of casual.


To change the color of the first name to black it is probably simplest to patch the command \makecvhead


You can combine the body definition of fancy with casual.

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  • I tried with \textcolor{black}{Test}, that also worked well for changing the color – BillyJean Feb 6 '16 at 8:00
  • You are right. But this will change the text color of every appearance of the first name and not only the one in the header. I think patching is a cleaner solution. – Benjamin Feb 6 '16 at 8:04

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