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

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Moderncv package provides error for optional arguments: why?

So I'm writing my CV using moderncv from TeXLive on Arch Linux. Note that I am on Emacs, where an expanding snippet for cventry gives me this suggestion: \cventry{year}{job}{employer}{city}{...
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Name, title and etc. does not appear using moderncv

\name, \title and \social (basically everything before the \begin{document} line) do not appear in my document. I've tried using XeLaTex, LuaLaTex, but it does not affect the output. My code: \...
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How can we remove the horizontal line in `moderncv` header (not in the sections)?

I am using this template \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans,]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle[left]{casual} \renewcommand*{\titlefont}{\LARGE\mdseries} \moderncvcolor{grey} \usepackage[scale=0.75]{geometry} ...
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Title realignment in `moderncv`

This might be a trivial question but I couldn't figure out how to deal with it. I'm using this template \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} \moderncvcolor{grey} \...
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listitemsymbol in moderncv renders as "•[regular]" when using fontawesome

I'm using fontawesome package to have \faExternalLink, but an undesired consequence is that \listitemsymbol is rendered as you can see in the image below: Here's the minimal code to reproduce it: \...
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Exclude few document sections from the ToC in moderncv

I would like to exclude certain sections from the ToC. I already tried this by manipulating the tocdeph-counter. However, it is not working, and I do not understand why. My code does not produce a ToC ...
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Undefined Control Sequence in Overleaf while using social icons

I am getting this error "Undefined control sequence" in overleaf when I inserted this code - \social[linkedin]{www.linkedin.com/in/xxxxx} and \social[github]{www.github.com/xxxxx}. I tried ...
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How to set the moderncv (banking) name and address left align?

I have a problem aligning the name and address texts to the left after I add a photo to the right. I used this piece of code to place the photo on theright side as shown in the screenshot of the ...
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moderncv - modify white space within title

I have looked at similar problems on this sit namely moderncv - modify size of blank spaces and ModernCV classic style, change space below title but these relate to white space below the title itself ...
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CV - adding to different work periods and locations for same position/tasks

I am helping out my brother with his CV. He has worked for the same "company" in different periods on the same position. I am trying to put this together so what I did was to use the same \...
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Argument of \cvskill has an extra } when trying to override an existing command

I'm using the moderncv package which already defines the \cvskill command. I'm trying to override/redefine this command with \renewcommand: % ... % param 1: name of the skill / tech / etc. % param 2: ...
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In ModernCV "classic" how to reorder the contact details?

Like how to move the website address to the top? There are some answers for this already but they are for the "banking" style etc. The code is as follows % personal data \name{John}{Doe} \...
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Alignment of dates in `\cventry` in moderncv

When putting education, we have an expected date which is too long and I'm not sure how to make a right alignment in \cventry. What I have is \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{...
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Moderncvstyle{classic} + linkedin logo won't stay where it is supposed to

Using moderncv, I can't get my linkedin-logo to stay under my contact-info, where I want it. I've tried packages such as marvosym, awesome and fontawesome. Fontawesome did put the linkedin logo into ...
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Multicolumn at the beginning of moderncv

I changed the beginning of my CV as \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{blue} \...
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How can I customize the size and position of the timeline rectangle with Moderncv?

I want to align the timeline bar and the timeline rectangle such that the line passes through the vertical centre of the rectangle and not fully above or below. Below is what I have tried so far. \...
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How to add LinkedIn and Xing link on a Modern CV

I am using a moderncv template from here. I tried adding the LinkedIn link using \social[linkedin]{john.doe} It is not producing the desire output. The reason being the definition for \social[...
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How to make text at center of column in a table for CV

I have started writing a CV in latex. I have taken a template from Overleaf and started modifying it. I want the title in CV as follows: I have tried the following code: \newcommand*{\setname}[2]{\...
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modernCV: Increase the left size along with heading

I want to increase the heading space on the left side of modern-CV so that I can write "Software Version Control" in one line. On the right side, there is a lot of white space so that's why ...
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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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