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

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Combine modercv classic banking with academicons

So i have now from tex exchange found several good answers and been able to combine the banking header with the classic body information in terms of the job listings. While also moving my picture next ...
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Reduce space between header section and first section in Latex CV

I would like to reduce the gap between the header section and the first section of my CV on Latex as you can see below : enter image description here I am using moderncv.cls template here is the code ...
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Creating a link to a previous item in the same document

In this template: \section{Work Experience \newline} \cventry{start-end_date}{worked at company A}{[list, of, stacks]}{}{}{\begin{itemize} \item tech stack similar to previous freelance ...
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Modern CV top align photo, name and info

I am trying to top align all of the header (name, title and contact info) of a modern CV document. I found this code \usepackage{etoolbox} \patchcmd{\makecvhead}{{minipage}[b]}{{minipage}[t]}{}{} \...
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TikZ in section heading in moderncv

I was experimenting quite randomly and wondered about inserting some TikZ in section headings. With an article, this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand{\my}{\tikz\draw (0,0) circle (...
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Font choice in moderncv banking style inconsistent with other styles

I'm making experiments with moderncv for didactic purposes, with XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX. It seems that when I use the \moderncvstyle{classic} style (or the majority of others) I can easily specify the fonts ...
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Moderncv subentry with indented multiline text

I want to add some kind of subentry related to, e.g., a project within a work position. I came across a similar question whose answer I tried to solve my problem. However, if the bold entry exceeds ...
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How do I center a figure vertically in moderncv?

I would like to center a figure vertically in moderncv. I cannto use the figure environment and not the caption package in moderncv, hence I use minipage and a manual caption. Please consider the ...
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Put quote of modernCV next to picture

I'm using the moderncv style casual and I'd like to have the quote next to the picture on the left, below my name (see image below). I've managed to change the size below the paragraph but not to ...
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How to adjust the alignment of cventry?

I'm trying to align the cventries so that there could be some space on the left and right, just like what adjustwidth does. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{banking} \...
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Why are my bullet points for moderncv, fontspec, fontawesome not working correctly? [duplicate]

On overleaf, my CV looks fine, but when I use TexShop, the name is misaligned and the bullet points have [regular] next to them. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,roman]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{...
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Moderncv - Align dates with linebreaks

I am writing my CV with LaTeX, using moderncv. Dates that are longer (eg. 03/2021-08/2023) are causing a linebreak. I am fine with the linebreak, but I would like to have the two lines to be aligned ...
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Why the entry details below "Personal Details" section is not getting printed?

This is the code that I'm writing for my CV. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} \moderncvcolor{blue} \...
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How to get Alphabetical section numbers with moderncv LateX package?

There are some prior posts showing how to add section numbers of a moderncv document. For example, the give code such as: \newcounter{secnumber} \renewcommand\sectionstyle[1]{{% \...
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Reducing space between personal info and quote in moderncv

When using moderncv package to make my CV, how to reduce the space between the personal info (e.g. phone, email, etc) and the quote? This post was asking the exact same question, but I tried the latex ...
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Problem with moderncv

I have been trying to write a CV with LaTeX following this tutorial : https://www.baeldung.com/cs/latex-moderncv-resume The commands given in the tutorial to install MiKTeX didn't work in my command ...
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How to use computer modern (article classe default font) in moderncv class [duplicate]

I would like to use the computer modern font in the moderncv class. In more detail, it should be the same font as the default font in the article class. Could anyone tell me how I can accomplish this? ...
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moderncv and Greek babel problem

I am working on overleaf and I have an issue when using moderncv and greek using the babel package. The following code shows the problem. I compile with pdfLaTeX. If I uncomment any of the mobile, ...
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moderncv error: Control sequence \g__hook_package/fontspec/after_reversed_tl already defined

I am trying to use moderncv to write my resume, but encountered the following error (C:\Users\HsiLu\AppData\Roaming\MiKTeX\tex/latex/microtype\microtype.sty LaTeX hooks Warning: Generic hook 'package/...
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Place the sender address on the left side in moderncv cover letter 2

I have the same problem as the questioner here: Address on the left However, the proposed solution doesn't work anymore. What is the new solution to this problem? Best regards
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moderncv, using \cvskillentry twice in one row

Tried to shorten the moderncv template by putting two skillentries in one row with minipage and multicols. The two columns are not on the same height and there is currently an \hfill after ChemCAD ...
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How/Where do I resize the font of a moderncv skill matrix?

I'd like for the category and name columns to be normalsize rather than the big stuff that's going on by default. I have followed some suggestions to adapt the skill matrix to \cvskillentry{category}{...
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longfbox and moderncv

In a moderncv document, I get "Undefined control sequence" when I use longfbox: \documentclass{moderncv} \usepackage{longfbox} \name{First}{Last} \begin{document} Lorem \end{document} ...
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How can I make part of the title in cventry non-bold?

I am trying to modify part of the title of the \cventry of the moderncv package so that it won't be bold (pleas see the part in red). How can I achieve this? Here's an MWE %% start of file `template....
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How use full page width for a paragraph using the moderncv class

Is there a way to use the full page width for a specific section in the moderncvclass? For example, for the section below, how can I make the executive summary paragraph occupy the whole red box ...
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How to add a coloured underline to all links

I'm using ModernCV to create my CV and I've spent a long time playing around with link styles. I find coloured links to stand out too much or clash with other colours on the page, and the standard ...
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Encoding scheme `TU' unknown (fontawesome with moderncv)

When I try to enable fontawesome icons in moderncv, I get this error in the pdflatex log: ! LaTeX Error: Encoding scheme `TU' unknown. A minimal example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...
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No icons for moderncv with minimal LaTeX install

I am using a small image with a minimal LaTeX install. When I build a moderncv document, there aren't any icons for phone & mail. I have already added the fontawesome package in Dockerfile like ...
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Customizing social media icon in moderncv

I am writing a moderncv on Overleaf, using a template found here. I want to add a custom social media icon, and I am following the instructions from this answer. I created a 'modercv.cls' file and ...
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moderncv.cls not found on base TeX install

I am using this kjarosh/latex:2023.1-small docker container to build my own latex docker runtime. When I use XeLaTeX to build the moderncv tex file, I get this error: LaTeX Error: File `moderncv.cls' ...
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CV Help? endcsname?

https://www.overleaf.com/read/gbpsdwsztzkg I absolutely don't code and have no idea what I'm doing wrong as I just follow the format, although it is a bit old. It says bit to be read again shouldn't ...
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Show changed job title for employer using modern cv

I need help altering this resume. How can I add a second job title 'Junior Research Assistant' for the dates 'Feb 2018 - Feb 2019' in the line directly below Research Assistant? Reproducible code: \...
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How to include symbols in title hrefs?

Here's a MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} % possible options include font size ('10pt', '11pt' and '12pt'), paper size ('a4paper', 'letterpaper', 'a5paper', 'legalpaper', '...
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Letter with moderncv: how to include title in intestation but not in signature

When writing a letter with the moderncv class, how can one include an academic title in the "sender's intestation", but not in the signature? The reverse question (adding title in signature ...
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ModernCV: How to change position of pic & section looking

I'm writing a CV at the moment and I have some special wishes for the appearance but I don't know how to get it with moderncv class. My questions/wishes are: In Austria the picture is still important ...
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How to make colon of \cvitem \cvdoubleitem bold?

Here's a example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} % possible options include font size ('10pt', '11pt' and '12pt'), paper size ('a4paper', 'letterpaper', 'a5paper', 'legalpaper', '...
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How to bring entire title area up?

Here is an example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} % possible options include font size ('10pt', '11pt' and '12pt'), paper size ('a4paper', 'letterpaper', 'a5paper', 'legalpaper', '...
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Footnotes starting at 0, not 1

I've searched the site, and ended up using footmisc with moderncv to use footnotes, but the footnotes start at 0 ... not 1. I would like something like a dagger, but none of those solutions on the ...
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Why is moderncv using serif font by default?

I'm writing a resumé using the moderncv class: \documentclass[letterpaper]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[blue]{classic} \firstname{Joe} \familyname{Smith} \address{123 LaTeX Ave.}{TeXville, CA 12345-6789}...
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problem with googlescholar link in classic style moderncv

I have trouble including a link to google scholar in my CV. Specifically, the following does not compile: \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{classic} % works with `casual' instead of `classic' \...
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moderncv: suppress links to last page

How can I suppress the links to the last page on each page? Consider the following example: \documentclass[colorlinks]{moderncv} \usepackage{lipsum} \name{}{} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{...
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LaTeX Error: File `ctex.sty' not found

When I use XeLaTeX to compile TeX in Ubuntu 22.04, it shows this error: (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/moderncv/moderncvcolorblue.sty Package: moderncvcolorblue 2021-12-16 v2.3.0 modern ...
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How to increase space between contact information in moderncv?

Here is a minimal example: \documentclass[10pt,legalpaper,sans]{moderncv} % possible options include font size ('10pt', '11pt' and '12pt'), paper size ('a4paper', 'letterpaper', 'a5paper', '...
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How to make dates less awkward looking in moderncv classic theme?

Here's a minimal example: \documentclass[10pt,legalpaper,sans]{moderncv} % possible options include font size ('10pt', '11pt' and '12pt'), paper size ('a4paper', 'letterpaper', 'a5paper', '...
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Different spacing in \makecvtitle

Here is an example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} % possible options include font size ('10pt', '11pt' and '12pt'), paper size ('a4paper', 'letterpaper', 'a5paper', 'legalpaper', '...
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Different spacing in \cventry

Here is an example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} % possible options include font size ('10pt', '11pt' and '12pt'), paper size ('a4paper', 'letterpaper', 'a5paper', 'legalpaper', '...
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How to disable bold math-mode in moderncv?

I am writing a document with the moderncv class \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} but I see that all the math-modes are written in bold. I see that one of the included packages is bm, but ...
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Customization and multilingual support for \backrefalt for hyperref's backref with moderncv

Referring to my previous post, I reopen now the topic saying that I performed a pull request on GitHub (as suggested by @rmano, whom I thank, in the comments), to implement the Italian language ...
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How to set Italian as language for hyperref's backref option in moderncv

I'm using moderncv package by using some \cite{} in the document: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{moderncv} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \moderncvstyle{casual} ... \usepackage{multibib} \begin{document} \...
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Some `fontawsome` icons cause build errors when enabling Japanese support

When using moderncv, enabling some kind of Japanese support (e.g. with luatexja or babel) makes it impossible to use some certain fontawesome icons, giving build errors such as Missing font identifier....
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