I'm writing a resume using Latex and I would like to reduce the space between the line \name and the line `address`. How to do so ? Here is my code:

\documentclass{resume} % Use the custom resume.cls style

\usepackage[left=0.4 in,top=0.4in,right=0.4 in,bottom=0.4in]{geometry} % Document margins
\name{M\MakeLowercase{y}  N\MakeLowercase{ame}} % Your name
\address{address.} % Your address
\address{+XX... \\ myemail@email.com}  % Your phone number and email

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    – Werner
    Sep 19, 2016 at 19:29

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I used the Medium Length Professional CV as the source for resume.cls.

The gap between the name and the rest of the "title" is given by \nameskip, which defaults to \bigskip. Here are some sample changes:

  • Default (\newcommand{\nameskip}{\bigskip}):

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  • \renewcommand{\nameskip}{\medskip}:

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  • \renewcommand{\nameskip}{\smallskip}:

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  • \renewcommand{\nameskip}{} (no space):

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  • \renewcommand{\nameskip}{\vspace{5\baselineskip}} (large positive gap):

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Add your choice just before \begin{document}.

  • My full respect for finding the right template :-)
    – Johannes_B
    Sep 19, 2016 at 19:46

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