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Is the default value \vbadness=1000 a 'good' one, and when should it be adapted?

There are already a couple of questions around the topic of changing the value of \vbadness from its default value of 1000, e.g., How reduce badbox sensitivity locally? or Do I have to care about bad ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph in figure caption

I think the source of the error `Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph' in the MWE is insufficiency of text. \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Detection of underfull vbox / hbox?

this is probably a redundant question, although I haven't found the answer of it on TEX or the internet. I have the following warning messge: Badbox line 1 "Underfull \vbox (badness 1270) has occured ...
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Why do I get this badbox error?

\begin{table}[H] \centering \begin{tabular}{|p{2cm}|p{2cm}|p{2cm}|p{2cm}|p{2cm}|} \hline Applied voltage amplitude & Voltage amplitude at clamper diode & Average Voltage using PMMC & DC ...
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Strange overfull error in texmaker

I am getting a strange error related to an overfull line. Here is a stripped down version of my code. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} \usepackage[mathscr]{eucal} ...
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Test if paragraph has an overfull line

I'd like to test if the last paragraph has any overfull line. The naive approach of looking at the \badness once the paragraph is finished does not work, as it will only give the badness of the last ...
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Why does the \onslide command in beamer reset the dimension \hfuzz?

I needed to set \hfuzz to a very large value for a beamer frame which had a substantial number of slides overlayed. Then I found (the hard way) that I have to issue \hfuzz\maxdimen after each of the ...
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! File ended while scanning use of \entry

I am a newbie trying to compile Friggeri's resume template using XeLaTeX. The attached file compiled perfectly on first couple of occasions. However, I continued to make some changes to the content ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 1783) in paragraph at lines 42--44 [duplicate]

I have this code, and Underfull \hbox (badness 1783) in paragraph at lines 42--44 error. Can anyone help me fixing this error? \begin{IEEEkeywords} Decomposition Algorithm, Net Nodal Electricity ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 1796) in paragraph at lines 101--103

How can i fix this bad box? It is in a paragraph. Can anyone help me? Tex-studio highlights just below line. The well-known stochastic programming (SP)
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badness for lines without glue?

I want to typeset a special paragraph which have some penalty items inside it but no glue. TeX always produces an overfull box for this paragraph. I have two questions: What is the line badness if ...
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Debugging Friggeri's CV - Underfull \hbox (badness 10000)

I am trying to debug my CV made using Friggeri's CV template but there is still a recurrent warning I cannot get rid of no matter what I try... I am using the same friggeri-cv.cls file, I have only ...
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Obtain \badness or glue adjustment for each line

This might be interesting for perfectionists and/or fastidious typesetters who would like to improve the document even further (beyond the beyond the magnificence of a book with zero bad boxes). We ...
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tabularx: underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in alignment

I'd like to have table of 15cm with fixed-width cells. I use tabularx package. For some reason, the following code gives underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in alignment . What causes this warning? How ...
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Is it possible to control the minimum tolerance (allowed space between words)

I have learned to use \pretolerance and \tolerance but sometimes TeX decides to "compress" the broken line of text within the paragraph by simply using less space between the words on the line, and I ...
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Question about centering an image having a badbox

If you have a large image and you get a warning about an overful box then when you try to center that image will you have a result the image centered around it's center or nothing will happen? And why ...
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How to disable / suppress bad box warnings within a longtable?

I have a quite long (3 pages) longtable in landscape and it is generating me a ton of bad box warnings (overfull \vbox and \hbox messages up to 30.0000pt too wide). But the table is perfectly fine for ...
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todonotes package causes badboxes

I use the todonotes package in my document and I noticed that every todonote that goes into the margin (so all without the inline option) causes two badboxes and one warning: Overfull \hbox ...
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The badness value is always 10000

I use WinEdt8.1 to create my TeX files and I prefer PDFTeX instead of TeX or LaTeX. I noticed that when I create an underfull box (horizontal or vertical) the badness value is always 10000. For ...
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badbox of “underful hbox (badness 1158)”

I wrote the following reference in my .bib file: @ARTICLE{Auvinet11, author = {E. Auvinet and F. Multon and A. St-Arnaud and J. Rousseau and J. Meunier}, title = {Fall Detection With Multiple ...
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How reduce badbox sensitivity locally?

In my document I have a Underfull \vbox (badness 2662). I want to ingnore this specific badbox but none of the others. Therefore, I want to make LaTeX locally less sensitive to badboxes. I tried ...
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underfull \hbox (badness 1342) in paragraph

This message of warning appears at the line 967, which says: Las ecuaciones en \eqref{eq1.32} sugieren un m\'etodo para calcular las factorizaciones \QR reducidas. Dados $a^1,a^2,\dotsc$, podemos ...
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Penalty or badness for linebreak near start or end of sentence

I would like to set a penalty or badness for breaking a sentence (or the contents of some \command{...}) too early. More specifically, I would like the penalty of a line break to be dependent on the ...
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\newcommand creates underfull\hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph

I have a 2-column document with repeating boxes. So I created these macros (don't mind the colors and boxheight): % ------------------------------------------------------- % aitparagraph % % gives ...
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Badbox from PGF layer using fit

Why does the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,fit} \tikzstyle{internal} = [draw, fill, shape=circle] \begin{document} ...
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Tabular: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines

I read all the questions regarding the error message Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines but I am still not sure if my code is correct. The problem is with the tabular of a table. ...
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Ignore badness 10000 in \ttfamily

Due to zero stretch in \ttfamily the lines get Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) often. I would like to ignore these, still being informed about other badnesses in the same paragraph. See the example: ...
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Underful hbox badness 10000

A while back I ran across a web page that explained how to avoid this error by not using \\ but hfill or hspace. I can't remember which one or find anything else about it. It was a very simple ...
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How to properly code a TeX file, or at least avoid `badness 10000`

I'm coding a TeX file and although the .pdf is correctly rendered, I'm using "stone age" tools to code it. As some examples, I use \\ to leave a line space between two paragraphs, or \noindent in ...
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Changing the color of the typeblock by changing the color of the text

Admittedly a looooooong shot... We're all taught that one of the prime objectives of typesetting is providing a uniform typeblock color (ie. the proportion of ink / no-ink on a page) as that is ...
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Adding a cost of extra pages / forcing a page limit

TeX creates a document by solving an optimization problem, where different spacings etc. are assigned different costs, or "badness". All writers of papers, especially for conferences proceedings have ...
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How does \everyhbox work?

Knuth in the TexBook Chapter 24, gives a short list of the every commands. The \everyhbox command inserts a token list - as its name implies- before a horizontal box. Here is a short example: ...