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Twenty Seconds CV: Languages level

Postby caticod » Fri Sep 03, 2021 11:39 pm

Hi, this is my first post ^.^

I want to add a section with languages skills, in the form of the regular skills with a bar that shows the level. First I tried to use again the command \skills with new information but it simply copied again the information previously introduced. After that I tried to add in the .cls a function that would do the same of \skill, I copied all the same code but with the name \languages (which I invented) and the compilator didn't see it.

Somebody knows what can I do? Thanks!

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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Sat Sep 04, 2021 11:39 am

Hi caticod,

welcome to the forum!

Never edit a .cls file. You could not simply update it with an official new version, or you lose your changes. Make changes to class file macros in your document or in a separate .sty file that you load.

Here, you could redefine \skills and \makeprofile in your template.tex file, for example:

% !TEX none
\renewcommand{\skills}[1]{
	\begin{tikzpicture}
		\foreach [count=\i] \x/\y in {#1}{
			\draw[fill=maingray,maingray] (0,\i) rectangle (6,\i+0.4);
			\draw[fill=white,mainblue](0,\i) rectangle (\y,\i+0.4);
			\node [above right] at (0,\i+0.4) {\x};
		}
	\end{tikzpicture}
}

\renewcommand{\makeprofile}{
	\begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay]
   		\node [rectangle, fill=sidecolor, anchor=north, minimum width=9cm, minimum height=\paperheight+1cm] (box) at (-5cm,0.5cm){};
	\end{tikzpicture}

	%------------------------------------------------

	\begin{textblock}{6}(0.5, 0.2)
			
		%------------------------------------------------
		
		\ifthenelse{\equal{\profilepic}{}}{}{
			\begin{center}
				\begin{tikzpicture}[x=\imagescale,y=-\imagescale]
					\clip (600/2, 567/2) circle (567/2);
					\node[anchor=north west, inner sep=0pt, outer sep=0pt] at (0,0) {\includegraphics[width=\imagewidth]{\profilepic}};
				\end{tikzpicture}
			\end{center}
		}

		%------------------------------------------------

		{\Huge\color{mainblue}\cvname}

		%------------------------------------------------

		{\Large\color{black!80}\cvjobtitle}

		%------------------------------------------------

		\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.6}
		\begin{tabular}{p{0.5cm} @{\hskip 0.5cm}p{5cm}}
			\ifthenelse{\equal{\cvdate}{}}{}{\textsc{\Large\icon{\Info}} & \cvdate\\}
			\ifthenelse{\equal{\cvaddress}{}}{}{\textsc{\Large\icon{\Letter}} & \cvaddress\\}
			\ifthenelse{\equal{\cvnumberphone}{}}{}{\textsc{\Large\icon{\Telefon}} & \cvnumberphone\\}
			\ifthenelse{\equal{\cvsite}{}}{}{\textsc{\Large\icon{\Mundus}} & \cvsite\\}
			\ifthenelse{\equal{\cvmail}{}}{}{\textsc{\large\icon{@}} & \href{mailto:\cvmail}{\cvmail}}
		\end{tabular}

		%------------------------------------------------
		
		\ifthenelse{\equal{\aboutme}{}}{}{
			\profilesection{About me}
			\begin{flushleft}
				\aboutme
			\end{flushleft}
		}

		%------------------------------------------------

		\profilesection{Skills}

		\skills{{pursuer of rabbits/5.8},{good manners/4}}
		\skillstext

		\profilesection{Languages}

		\skills{{English/6},{German/3},{French/2}}
		\smallskip
		\scriptsize
		(*)[The skill scale is from 0 (Fundamental Awareness) to 6 (Expert).]
			
		%------------------------------------------------
			
	\end{textblock}
}


This gives:

skills.png
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