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

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Put the horizontal line in the header of moderncv *behind* the text?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \usepackage{newpxtext} \moderncvstyle{casual} \firstname{Asdf} \familyname{Xyz} \title{Curriculum Vitae} \photo[220pt][0pt]{example-...
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How can I make the cover letter from ModernCV DIN5008 compliant?

I'm currently working on my CV using moderncv and I'm using the classic option, since that seems to be the most ATS compatible. For some of the places I am applying to I need to submit a cover letter ...
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Icons are not shown in moderncv

I'm writing my personal CV with moderncv and the classic specification, but I cannot display the icons relating to personal information such as mobile phone, mail, address etc. Here's my code before ...
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Embedding an image into CV in LaTex [closed]

I have been trying to embed my photo into upper right corner of my CV with the wrapfig package. But it doesn't work the right way and the surrounding text migrates to the far right. How should I fix ...
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How can I replace the rectangular photo in moderncv (classic style) with a round photo?

How can I replace the rectangular photo / picture in moderncv, classic style, with a round one? MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \name{John}{Doe} \address{Don ...
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ModernCV error : "Fatal fontspec error: "cannot-use-pdftex""

I modified the modern CV template and I have used the Calibri font. Don't know why but I just got this error. I did not this error when I ran this, maybe 1 year ago, did not get this error. Surprised ...
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How to modify moderncvskillmatrix cells?

I am running Debian 10 ("Buster") and texlive. Trying to use the moderncvskillsmatrix widget, which isn't included in my distro, so I've installed the hacked version from: https://...
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Moderncv: Decrease margin in \makecvtitle

I am using the banking style in moderncv and attempting to put my contact info all in one line. I have my margin set to 0.5in, but my contact info is split across two lines. 0.5in margin: As shown in ...
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ModernCV vertical alignment of symbols in cv title

I want to make symbols centered with text. The image shows my problem. How can I center symbols?
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How to increase line spacing in the title of moderncv

how can I increase line spacing in the title of moderncv? My title contains double backslash: \title{\color{blue}{Experienced Manager and Analyst \\in Banking \\and Financial Services}}
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Modify moderncv header (style: classic)

Hi, I would like to make some modifications in the CV header of moderncv, classic style, as here shown in this picture: This is the code I used to produce that figure (without the red marks obviously!...
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modify title/head in moderncv (\moderncvstyle{classic})

Hi I produced the following output with moderncv: but, I would like the following one: Would you be so nice to tell me what I can modify in my code please? Otherwise, could you propose another ...
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Write custom theme for moderncv

There are some preconfigures themes in moderncv: moderncv themes But, I want to create a own theme for moderncv, so that it's unique and maybe a bit nicer and more beautiful to read. Does somebody ...
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How can I configure the typeface of fontawesome in general for my CV using overleaf?

I try to configure the typeface of fontawesome5 at my CV. The outcome is always the use of the fontawesome icons and symbols but the typeface for the CV stays the same. Here is the code of which I ...
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Add page number on moderncv of classic style

I am aware that this question has been posted a couple of times but none of the answers seem to work with the most up-to-date version of moderncv. https://github.com/moderncv/moderncv This is where ...
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Problem with Modern CV Banking template

I am using TeXstudio to write my cv, but I do not know why ModernCV works incorrectly in my system. In fact, it seems that \textsc and font do not work. Here is my code: %------------------------------...
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unwanted misalignment by setting own color for url with moderncv

I'm trying to build a cv with moderncv where everything is black except the urls. Therefore, after having tried other option (see commented lines), I want to manually set the color of the url locally. ...
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Trouble producing StackOverflow icon with ModernCV

I'm attempting to use ModernCV's \social tool with the stackoverflow logo. Following this advise, I uploaded this version of moderncv.cls to my project: http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/...
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Customize Color1 in moderncv

I tried to look at some suggested solutions from previous answers to redefine color1 with the command: \definecolor{color1}{rgb}{0.67, 0.76, 0.152}% Dark Blue The color I want is (Hex: #434C98 , RGB: ...
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Moderntimeline in moderncv: how to show months correctly and add second timeline?

I am trying to create my resume using moderncv and Moderntimeline. Based on answer I added new function to have months on a timeline: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{...
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Problem with Orcid icon in moderncv

I encounter a problem when I add the \social[orcid]{} command to my modern cv. When I try to compile the MWE below with pdflatex, I get the error Encoding scheme 'TU' unknown. \makecvtitle. If I try ...
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shape of profile picture

I am trying to change my the shape of my Profile picture in moderncv CV, style classic. Unfortunately I can not do it because the picture define in a box and my LaTeX knowledge is not good enough to ...
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How to update TeXstudio moderncv class

I wish to use moderncv \social command which is not recognized so I assume I have to update the class, how do I go about doing it with TeXstudio? I haven't downloaded any package for moderncv to begin ...
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moderncv and xelatex command definition clash

Tried to compile this sample code on my machine using xelatex (W10, new installation of miktex). It gave an error "LaTeX Error: Command `\eth' already defined". Here is the code: \...
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Issue with moderntimeline and tllabelcventry

I am trying to get rid of an awkward issue. I have created my cv using moderncv and moderntimeline and it worked. At some point - without editing the header or any option of any used package - the ...
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How can I make a particular author bold in moderncv?

I have a moderncv and this .bst file. I would like to make my name bold in the bibliography that is inserted using this: \section{Journal Publications} \newbibliography{journal} \nocite{journal}{*} \...
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etoolbox bool cv and letter expression (earlier ifthen package)

I had a .tex file where I defined an expression earlier with the \usepackage{ifthen}. Now I want to use \usepackage{etoolbox} for this purpose but don't know how to use it correctly I get an error ...
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textemdash doesn't render in biblatex with moderncv

I am trying to include a bibliography (with biblatex) in a CV (with moderncv). However, when I include a \textemdash{} in a field of a bibliography entry, it renders as a space instead of an em dash. ...
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Moderncv Cover Letter in banking style: align address automatically with phone number

I have searched the web but did not find a solution yet. I am using the cover letter template of the moderncv package in banking style. Currently, my modification of the cover letter looks like where ...
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Add second signature in moderncv

I want the possibility to add another signature in \makeletterclosing within the moderncv package. I know, that the \makeletterclosing command is defined in the moderncvbodyi.sty file, and I can add ...
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Modify moderncv [closed]

I'm trying to build a resume based on the modern cv package. However, I'd like to modify a few features (included a photo of my final goal). I went through the description of the original pacakage but ...
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\usepackage{sectsty} and LaTeX Error: Command \sectionrule already defined

I am new to LATEX. I was using latex to build my resume but encountered errors when using \usepackage{sectsty} with "moderncv" document class:\ LaTeX Error: Command \sectionrule already ...
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How to change the colors of icons in ModernCV

I'm trying to use the icons in the same color they are shown on the net. For example I want to have my linkedin icon with color blue instead of dimmed gray. How can I achieve this?
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Vertical spaces around "itemize" in Moderncv

The following code produces a MWE with the problems, which are bad vertical whitespaces around itemize environments, depending on the usage of cventry or cvline. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,classic,...
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How to set font to default from within a predefined environment?

moderncv's \cventry environment defines for its 3rd argument a slanted font: \renewcommand*{\cventry}[7][.25em]{% \cvitem[#1]{#2}{% {\bfseries#3}% \ifthenelse{\equal{#4}{}}{}{, {\slshape#4}}%...
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How can I reduce the gap between personal section and doucment start in 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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CV-entry dates overflowing and ghost comma added [duplicate]

I am rather new to Latex and I am using it to build my Resume. I encountered two problems: the first one concerns the dates that overflow in the margins, while the second one is I think an embedded ...
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Enumerated list with different indents customisations and different

I am writing my resumé using LaTeX and the image below is where I am currently. The code is also typed. \section{\underline{\textbf{EDUCATION}}} \begin{itemize} \item \textbf{\textit{...
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How to reduce spacing in a template resume

I am using a template resume. I find the spacing after the title Ocean Engineering and first section Education is large, want to reduce it. I tried a simple approach, itdid not work. My code: \...
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How do I change font in Modern Resume to Calibri font

I liked the modern resume style. I wanted to use it but I have to submit it in Calibri font. How do I change everything font in the document? Resume: https://www.overleaf.com/project/...
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Moderncv how to increase spacing between \firstname and \familyname

How could I increase the spacing between \firstname and \familyname? I tried redefining the \makecvtitle command, unfortunately I did not succeed. I would like to make the vertical space bigger as the ...
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How to delete phone entries in moderncv

I'd like to delete my phone entry in a document, in which the entry is set previously in the heading of the cover letter, but it's unpleasant occurring in the latter case(s) automatically. I can add (...
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How to display the website on moderncv without errors?

I created a MWE that shows my problem \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \firstname{My} % Your first name \familyname{Name} % Your last name \email{email@email.com} \homepage{www....
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Positioning of the CV picture

I have been using cv templates from overleaf. However, I want to move the personal information more to the left and so also resize a bit the picture and make it bigger. The upper part of the pictures ...
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Adding photo in moderncv classic

I would like to create a cv including a photo. I am using the following code \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \usepackage{tabularx} \moderncvstyle{classic} ...
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Email Hyperlink in different color

I have a very simple problem with my script on Latex and I hope that someone will be able to help me. I need to add an hyperlink for my email on my cv, so that a recruiter could send me directly an ...
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Right margin of a cventry [duplicate]

I try to adjust the right margin of a cventry for the ModernCV template to match with the overall right margin but it is always broader (see screenshot). I tried geometry package and minipage but both ...
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Publications in moderncv with links

Currently I am using moderncv the first time and everythings works great, but.. If I add my publications by: % Publications \renewcommand{\refname}{Veröffentlichungen} \nocite{*} \bibliographystyle{...
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\bibitem like commands in moderncv

I an learning moderncv class to create my own cv. Formerly I was using res class to create the same. I want to know how to insert bibliography manually (without using a .bib file ) in moderncv using ...
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moderncv: unwanted space when using tldatelabelcventry

When I use tldatelabelcventry from moderntimeline in a CV and do not use the second line, I get an unwanted spacing (here between Course C and Course D): Is there a better way than using \vspace*{-\...
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