Saturday, September 25, 2010

Public and private cv's (LaTeX)

Not directly related to statistics but:

Often one wants to have a public cv that one can put on the web, and a more restricted one that has private information that one only needs for a job application or something. Instead of maintaining two cvs, there's an easy way to automate it if you are a latex user.

1. For a public cv, type:

## public
pdflatex vasishthcv.tex

2. For a restricted cv, type:
## restricted
pdflatex -jobname vasishthcv "\def\UseOption{opta}\input{vasishthcv}"

where in the tex file, you have in the preamble:

\ifx\UseOption\undefined
\def\UseOption{optb}
\fi
\usepackage{optional}

and

in the text itself for restricted sections use:

\opt{opta}{Home address:...}

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