B. Bakar bbakar at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 11:16:28 EST 2008

I tried to write my CV in LaTeX using standard packages but I did not like
the view of output.
Then I used ConTeXt which comes with the standard TeX distribution for MacOS
X. It is realy easy formating things and designing the page layout how you

Although, you want to write the CV in Latex, I think it is worth to give
Context a try.

On 10/01/2008, Hamner, Jesse Harrison <jhamner at emory.edu> wrote:
> On 1/10/08 10:04 AM, "Themis Matsoukas" <matsoukas at psu.edu> wrote:
> > On Jan 10, 2008, at 9:42 AM, Alex Hamann wrote:
> >
> >> I have to write a cv and want to do this in LaTeX. Looking around
> >> online brought up a couple of packages that are specially designed
> >> for writing cvs (cv, curve, etc.).
> >> Has anybody experience in using these packages and could point me to
> >> advantages of the single packages?
> >
> > I have my cv on latex using standard classes. It takes a bit of
> > formatting to get things to look good but I like it better than having
> > to learn the idiosyncrasies of another custom package.
> >
> I concur. I made my CV with standard classes and extensive use of the
> tabular environment. Except for some work with tabular to get some columns
> right, it was easy. Also, many job applications require that you
> custom-tailor your CV, so the cv or curve packages (I haven't used either
> of
> them) might not quite be right anyway?
> Jesse
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