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Recently,I found the code that cotains the"~\\" and blank line always shows the warning imformation "Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines"


$(A \pm  B)^{-1} \neq A^{-1} \pm B^{-1}$,$(A \pm  B)^* \neq A^* \pm B^*$~\\

$|(A^*)^*|=|A|^{n^2-2 n+1}$~\\

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I add the code:


However,fail to solve it!

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This is an exact duplicate of your question a few hours earlier. Please do not do that. If you need to clarify a question edit the question. – David Carlisle Dec 18 '13 at 9:33
I've duped the older question to this one: as David says, please don't simply repeat the same question. – Joseph Wright Dec 18 '13 at 11:16
@Joseph Wright♦ ,Oh thanks for your suggestion,I see! – abc Dec 20 '13 at 4:43
@David Carlisle,Ok,I see and thanks sincerely! – abc Dec 20 '13 at 4:43
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A paragraph should be ended by leaving a blank line in the input, not with ~\\. What happens is that an empty line is produced and it's underfull by construction, because it has nothing in it.

If you really need a blank line between two paragraph, use \bigskip (better yet \medskip) between them:

... this is the end of a paragraph.

\bigskip % or \medskip

Here a new one starts ...

If you want a vertical space between all paragraphs, consider loading instead the parskip package (look at its documentation). Note that “leaving blank lines” here and there is a practice coming from the usage of word processors, where it's very easy to do it (and thus spoil the document's appearance).

For your formulas, you should use an alignment environment; if you want (almost) flush left equations, there's the option fleqn:

\usepackage{lipsum} % just for the example

(A \pm  B)^{-1} \neq A^{-1} \pm B^{-1},\quad
(A \pm  B)^* \neq A^* \pm B^*\\
|(A^*)^*|=|A|^{n^2-2 n+1}


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Use none of the following commands:


With them you're basically saying that you don't care about getting good paragraphs. Maybe you don't care, but your readers do.

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The definition of ~ is \penalty \@M \. This means that there is a space printed, and a penalty of \@M, or 10000, is assessed for breaking the line after the space. But you have forced TeX to break the line at that point with \\, so you are guaranteeing a warning.

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,How to avoid the warnnig and I want to yield a black line? – abc Dec 18 '13 at 4:39
@karlkoeller,Thanks,my sincerely friend! – abc Dec 18 '13 at 7:34

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