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Questions tagged [moderncv]

{moderncv} is a document class for CVs (curriculum vitae).

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How to add several time periods into date cventry in moderncv?

I am using moderncv package, banking style I want to list several time periods in one \cventry. Best thing I managed is to use more than one \cventry, but this leaves too big spacing between entries....
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Trouble defining new command like \cventry command in LaTeX

I'm using the moderncv document type with the classic style and trying to create a new command similar to the \cventry as described here. I'm trying to eliminate the period that shows up at the end ...
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Move date in letter of class moderncv

%% start of file `template.tex'. %% Copyright 2006-2013 Xavier Danaux (xdanaux@gmail.com). % % This work may be distributed and/or modified under the % conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License ...
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TexStudio: Spell checking in package commands (Example: moderncv)

I'm using the moderncv package for writing my CV. Unfortunately, TeXStudio doesn't do spellchecking for descriptions or text within my moderncv commands such as \cventry{2001--2002}{degree or job ...
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Useless information in browser's card title while displaying pdf

I'm currently writing Resume using 'moderncv' package. Everything is fine, but when I try to display pdf in e.g. Firefox, the title of card seems like this: when my file is called 'Doe_John_Resume....
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Class moderncv - \cvitem indent from second line

Class moderncv, style banking has the indentation for \cvitem set up as: Title: very long description that runs to the next line very long description that runs to the next line very long ...
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How do I get all of the social links onto one line?

I have a resume that I'm building in LaTeX. On my resume, under my name is the contact / social personal info. It puts the social info on two lines, with github being on the second line by itself, ...
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Class moderncv error: undefined control sequence \gitlabsocialsymbol

I'm having problems to display the favicon for Gitlab in my moderncv project. I think it has to do with my installation of moderncv. I'm on a Ubuntu machine and first I installed texlive-latex-extra. ...
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Changing bibliography order with moderncv and renewenvironment statement

A while ago I copy-pasted the following code from the internet so that I had categorized publications. Now I realize that publication order is not corresponding to the order I define in the ...
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What am I doing wrong in updating this CV in texmaker?

I have to update my CV (class moderncv) and I have done the essentials, but using various options in quick build is not doing anything. The format is as before, I have just added a section. \...
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koma-moderncvclassic in thesis

The koma-moderncvclassic package would in principle be the specific solution to this question (having a CV based on class moderncv in your thesis without including a PDF). However, importing the ...
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Include photo in moderncv-banking (does not work)

I tried to use this instructions: How to include picture in banking style with exactly position They somehow doesn't work anymore, maybe because the actual moderncv version is a little bit different, ...
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How to automatically create multiple versions of a document with different paper sizes & reflecting this in the generated PDF filename?

I am using the moderncv class to prepare my resume for applying to jobs in the US (where the standard paper size is letter), and in UK (where the standard paper size is A4). Here is a MWE file called ...
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How to replace photo in moderncv classic with a QR code?

I am making my resume using the moderncv package with the classic style. I wish to replace the photo with a QR-code to my personal website, using the qrcode package. I tried replacing the argument ...
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Adjust spacing between personal information & photo columns in moderncv classic

I wish to reduce the spacing between the personal information column and the photo column in moderncv classic style. Here is a MWE \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} ...
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Populate information from a csv file into a LaTeX document (specifically into the fields/arguments of commands therein)

I have some personal information stored in a plain CSV file personal_info.csv in the following format: personal_info.csv 83 Fancy Avenue,Nowheresville,Gotham City 24061 123 456 7890 someone@xyz.com ...
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Forcing space in \cventry in moderncv

Problem/Question Currently all the items in environment itemize (1. Lorem Ipsum (...) - 4. Lorem Ipsum (...)) are on page 2. I would like to keep the first item (1. Lorem Ipsum (...)) on the first ...
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moderncv package does not recognize \it command

The moderncv package does not recognize \it command. Sure we can use \textit instead. The problem is that BibTeX generated files may contain \it commands... So, edition of the bbl file is required to ...
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Sans Serif for CV and Roman for the presentation letter. All in the same document

I'm trying to write my CV using moderncv V2.0.0 and putting all into the same file: CV + Presentation letter. The problem is: I want to use plain text (sans serif) for the text in the CV and then ...
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How to reduce vertical space between closing and signatur

I'm using the moderncv package (classic style) and I would like to reduce the vertical space between the \closing of the letter and the signatur at the end. The vertical space between Sincerely and ...
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Arrange image in moderncv

I would like to move the image of my CV with moderncv such that the upper edge of the image is at the same height like the upper part of my name: Is this possible? And also in such a way that the ...
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Image crosswise in CV [duplicate]

I'm using LaTeX/LyX for some while now and also to create my CV. So far, no problem. Recently, I made some new photos and I noticed that when I insert them in the CV template, that the image will get ...
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How to break the alignment of the date?

I'm writing a cover letter for a presentation but the line with the following text: University of Baltimore, Department of mechatronics is broken due to the presence of the line Date. As you can see, ...
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The contact info like name phone no. is going above the page. How to bring it closer to the Objective section?

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \textheight=8in \enlargethispage*{-2\baselineskip} \moderncvstyle{banking} \moderncvcolor{blue} ...
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How can I correctly vertical align text and image in \cvline of moderncv?

I am using casual cv of the moderncv package. I added an image using the following 2 codes: \adjustbox{height=1em}{\adjustimage{height=3.5em,valign=t,set depth=0pt}{LOGO1.png}} and The solution ...
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How to change languages before \begin{document} command

I am trying to write my cv in greek and I noticed that the email wasn't in english but in greek. After that, I also noticed that the commands for changing languages don't work because the \begin{...
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How can I create a new line in \extrainfo of moderncv?

I am using the casual cv of the moderncv package. Using the following: \extrainfo{ \httplink[\faLinkedin~John Doe]{www.linkedin.com/in/john-doe/} \footsymbol \httplink[\faXing~JohnDoe]{www.xing.com/...
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Unknown error “! Missing = inserted for \ifnum. <to be read again> - l.283 }” when typeset [duplicate]

I have to typeset the following code for my CV. The problem is in one laptop Texworks produces the pdf file without errors but in another laptop, it produces the error expl3.sty 283 Missing = ...
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Perform a page break within \cvlistitem in moderncv template [duplicate]

I am using following template \cvlistitem{ \begin{itemize} \item 1 \item 2 \item 3 \item 4 \item 5 \item 6 \end{itemize}} Currently, if it is not able to fit in same-page, it take whole ...
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Change position of \enclosure in \makeletterclosing in moderncv template

While writing the cover letter, the \makeletterclosing automatically adds \enclosure at the end of the page. Is there a way to reduce the space between Name and the \enclosure information.
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Unwanted space before commas in ModernCV

I am having some trouble to remove some space before commas. For example, I have the following two definitions: \newcommand*{\cvshortentry}[7][.25em]{} \renewcommand*{\cvshortentry}[7][.25em]{% \...
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Moderncv compile error using \cventry - “Use of \@startpbox doesn't match its definition” [closed]

I have the latest (moderncv 2015/07/28 v2.0.0) version of moderncv but when compiling a minimal (half working) environment with my TexLive installation using pdflatex the cventries aren't correct and ...
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Adding google scholar and Researchgate profile to the preamble in moderncv

I'm new to Latex. I am creating my resume using moderncv and I want to add my google scholar and researchgate profiles (icon and clickable link) to the preamble (below the website link in the image). ...
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Using \cvlistdoubleitem in combination with two column layout in moderncv

I am working on my resume with the moderncv class. Since I want it to be with a two-columns page layout, I have followed the steps in this question. What is not working fine with that layout is the ...
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Picture in ModernCv

I am new to LaTeX. I am writing a CV using the moderncv package with style banking. I want to add a photo. After I run the compile command it exits normally but the photo doesn't appear on the page. ...
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Font “FontAwesome” cannot be found when switching fonts in moderncv using XeLaTeX

I'm trying to change the font of the template in https://pt.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/moderncv-casual . For that, I need to use XeLaTeX and, as I understand, set \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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Moderncv oldstyle move personal information from left to footer

I'd like to have the personal information section as in the casual style (also my Email is to long in order to have it to the left). Thank's! \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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Changing the Font in Moderncv

I'm using the moderncv template and I cannot change the font. I'm looking at https://www.overleaf.com/articles/slash-fontspec-all-the-fonts/qnsxyhrgjsgs for my fonts. Using \setmainfont does not ...
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Change email text color in moderncv

I'm having an issue trying to change the text color of the email in moderncv. I defined my own color like this : \definecolor{mycolor}{RGB}{0,0,0} Then I add the email like this : \email{\...
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How to add birthdate in moderncv [duplicate]

I'm using moderncv and I'm having an issue adding birthdate This is the code I'm using \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle[right]{classic} \moderncvcolor{burgundy} \usepackage[...
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Moderncv error ! Missing \endcsname inserted.<to be read again>\end@ \end [closed]

I'm very new to LaTeX and I have that same error while computing my resume and I can't find the solution anywhere on the web. I go two errors on the 44th line (the \end{document} line): ! Missing \...
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No numbers in bibliography for moderncv

So I'm using moderncv and for whatever reason whenever I try and add a bibliography, they all come back not numbered. Here's a MWE: texfile: \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} %\...
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How to increase the horizontal space between moderntimeline and the text?

This question is related to this. I am using this template and, I am not able to change the space between the date and the content by changing \separatorcolumnwidth. How can I do so?
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Name and address orientation

I'm working on a moderncv document and my cv style is: \moderncvstyle{banking}. In this style format, name, address and mobile numbers are middle aligned. But I want the name to be left aligned ...
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moderntimeline — \tllabelcventry without description line

I would like to write a \tllabelcventry without a description line, and tried to define a new command \tllabelcventrywithoutdescription. I looked through the moderncv and moderntimeline command ...
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Place picture in ModernCV?

I have already seen some questions and answers related to my question. However, they did not solve my problem. Therefore, I am asking this question. I am using the moderncv template, style classic ...
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How to fix underfull \hbox in a template

I am using the following template for a resume (https://www.overleaf.com/latex/examples/curriculum-vitae/ztykfkztnqfh) with class moderncv, style banking. The problem is, there is an underfull \hbox ...
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How do I edit the moderncvtheme{classic} style? Detailed description below

How do I remove the lines to the left of both sections, highlight my name in bold (default LaTeX) font and add a list of attached documents at the very end in italics to the right of the word "Anlagen:...
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Specifying itemize with \addtolength

I am writing an additional page to my cover letter and cv, so I am using moderncv. Therefore the style of the itemize is defined by the package. For my additoinal page I want a new itemize style that ...
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Adding title and alignment of adress, moderncv

I am modifying my cover letter with moderncv. In particular, I want to add a title line, justifying the body text and align both adresses on the same height (companies adress top left, my adress top ...