LaTex: Modern CV

Some notes on the LaTex modern cv package: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/moderncv/

A new section can be created using\section

A new entry can be generated using \cventry{year}{degree/job title}{institution/employer}{localization}{grade}{description}

Change the column width

I want to have the dates in the format month/year – month/year. To this end I wanted to change the width of the first column. Usefull links:

http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/7076/change-column-width-modern-cv

Final Solution: (from moderncv.cls, search command \cventry)

\setlength{\hintscolumnwidth}{0.18\textwidth}
\recomputelengths

cventry

The last argument of the \cventry-command is typeset in \small Therefore one can use

\cventry{date}{}{}{}{}{}
\cvline{\small date}{subpoint}

to obtain the same as

\cventry{date}{}{}{}{}{subpoint}

just with another date in front.

Use SmallCaps

I have problems to use the \textsc- Command to format text in smallcaps

http://mrunix.de/forums/showthread.php?t=64155

Useful Links

http://amyssoftwareblog.wordpress.com/2006/12/02/bewerben-mit-latex-%E2%80%93-beginn-einer-reihe/

There is also a new package joining Koma-Script and moderncv:

http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/koma-moderncvclassic/

http://www.komascript.de/node/1356

Keywords

Latex Modern CV, curriculum vitae, Resume,

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