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Biblatex Warning: No driver for entry type 'standard' [duplicate]

In one of my papers I reference an ISO standard using the @STANDARD entry type, e.g.: @STANDARD{GML2007, title = {ISO 19136 (GML 3.2.1)}, organization = {International Organization for ...
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Issues with inserting bibliography from Mendeley

I am new to LaTeX. I cannot import a saved bibliography from Mendeley to my LaTeX file. My current code reads this in the preamble:- \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{natbib} \...
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Label `split of ad' multiply defined

I’m receiving the following warning in Line 1: Label split of ad multiply defined. I don't know what it means since in line 1 there is only \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article}
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warning (pdf backend): pop empty color page stack 0

I've been receiving this warning and for the past several hours (erh, something like 12 hours now). I've been trying to narrow down what's been causing it, but to no avail. I managed to cut down the ...
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Over-specification in `h'-direction? [duplicate]

I am new to Latex and got the following template from my university. When I try 'build and view' in Texstudio, sometimes it works, but most of the time I get the warning "Over-specification in `h'-...
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How do I fix a Cannot Run error?

So I am trying to preview my Latex file as a pdf, so when I click pdf preview, an warning pops up stating, Cannot run: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Maxthon\Bin\Maxthon.exe" "C:\Users\Joe\Documents\Sample(...
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Undefined Reference Errors in Miktex [on hold]

I have been getting weird undefined reference errors to 'Last Page' that point to the line corresponding to my end{document}. I have no idea what this means, but in any case, here is a minimum working ...
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Number of nested environments in a two-column document

When you use a two-column document does the number of nested list environments you can place gets reduced? I thought that you could use 6 nested environments before LaTeX "complain" about being too ...
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Warning “Command \underbar has changed”

I am using the following code and I get the warning Command \underbar has changed. What does this mean? How do I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{unicode-math} \...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{choice.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored

when compiling the following document: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amsbsy,amssymb,amsthm,cases,blkarray,mathrsfs,amsrefs,amsfonts,latexsym} \usepackage{enumerate,enumitem,textcomp,...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{choice.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored [duplicate]

when compiling the following document: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amsbsy,amssymb,amsthm,cases,blkarray,mathrsfs,amsrefs,amsfonts,latexsym} \usepackage{enumerate,enumitem,textcomp,...
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What does this bad box signify? And how to get rid of it?

I'm trying to compile some notes I've written using Latex (WinEdit 9.1 + MikeTex 2.9.5845 + Latex: AMS Article). Although it has compiled (when I select Compile on the Accessories menu), there is ...
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Cast a custom warning during compilation [duplicate]

I want to have a command in (XeLa)TeX cast a warning when compiled, is there a way to do this? The following code should cast a warning like "User warned `text' in line 4" (the line reference is ...
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Automatically add \texorpdfstring for math-mode in section titles

I'm receiving a ton of warnings á la "token not allowed in a pdf string", since most of my section titles contain math (see this post here: Hyperref - Token not allowed or here: Hyperref warning - ...
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Warning “No positions in optional float specifier.”

I am writing a LaTeX document, and received the warning No positions in optional float specifier. However, the problem is LaTeX did not point me to where does the warning come from, therefore I ...
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No backend warning in TexMaker text

There are two errors over line 1 of my text 1) No "backend" specified, using Biber backend 2) 'babel/polyglossia' detected but 'csquotes' missing. here is a sample of the document \...
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Biblatex - End Occurred when \iftrue on line n was incomplete [closed]

I've been trying to troubleshoot this warning I've been getting: (\end occurred when \iftrue on line n was incomplete) where n is always the line containing \begin{document}, and I've ripped ...
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Hyperref: destination with the same identifier (…) has been already used, duplicate ignored

From the MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \newsubfloat{figure} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[h] \subbottom[Image A]{\includegraphics[width=0.5\...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in .sty

I reasearched a lot of advice on the undefull box problem. But nothing I tried solved the problem. I wrote a .sty file for a certain formatting and get this warning for every occurrence of this markup:...
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How to avoid overfull and underfull boxes?

I can't solve my problem with overfull and underfull hboxes and vboxes. \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{subfiles} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \usepackage{color} \usepackage{tabularx} \...
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Replace undefined reference ?? with custom text?

I'm using luatex and the cleverref package while writing a large document. I often only want to compile only parts of it, but I'd like my output to be a little nicer when I only compile a single ...
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Warning: layout scale set to 0.5 on input line

When I compile my dissertation, I have the warning: ./thesis.tex:54: Layout scale set to 0.5 on input line 54. Line 54 contains \begin{document}. The root project file thesis.tex, even just the ...
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Why are missing characters reported as warnings and not errors?

In the following example, the PDF compiles without error using xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} \...
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Overfull \hbox warning in tabular

I have the following table: \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs,multirow} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{stackengine} \begin{document} ...
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Why default behavior of section title is to overflow

The question I am asking here is not "how to fix" but rather "why is this the default behavior". For many things, I find that understanding why latex does what it does leads to me being able to write ...
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Overfull \hbox when inserting citation in blockquote

I am inserting a \blockquote in my document but when adding a citation at the end of it (with a \hfill to make it right-aligned), I get an Overfull \hbox. This only happens using xelatex which I'm ...
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minipage wrapping tabularx overfull box

The line Zur Erläuterung der... should introduce the following list. This produces an underfull hbox and I just can't get rid of it. To keep the content together on one page I found the solution in ...
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tabularx with dynamic columns and much text ends up in under- and overfull boxes

I wrote two tabulars which faces kind of the same problem. They end up in a mess of under- and overfull boxes. I noticed many under- and overfull boxes threads here, but I wasn able to fix it yet. ...
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Make warnings more obvious

As a package author, I want people to load my package with a version parameter like \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} I decided to use a warning (and no error) if they did not, because not specifying ...
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Underfull \hbox (or \vbox) and Overfull \hbox (or \vbox)

I'm currently using the dis class with strong requirements on text with and text heigth. After compilation of my latex file I got a lot of warnings of the following kinds Underfull \hbox (badness ...
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Does pdfTex produce warnings when it doesn't find the word hyphenation pattern?

In my document I use babel package and load several languages for correct hyphenation. \usepackage[icelandic, latin, czech]{babel} I add manually words that babel package doesn't know. \begin{...
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How do I get warning when a label is not defined but we are refering?

I am writing a lecture notes for M.Sc Students... The first chapter was prepared some months ago and I forgot that the places that I have referred a particular example/exercise given in the first ...
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Compiling default sig-alternate-sample template yields warnings

I downloaded a fresh copy of the ACM SIG Proceedings template from here: However, on compiling this as suggested (Latex, bibtex), I am getting a few warnings as shown below: While I understand ...
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How can I avoid a persistent warning concerning possibly changed labels when using background and TikZ?

Last month, I posted the following code as an answer to a question. The code gives the right output. However, what I did not notice but Thérèse did is that it generates a warning concerning undefined ...
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How do I generate a warning for an undefined control sequence

I've defined some setter and getter commands to facilitate entering complex content into my document. The basic definitions are as follows: \newcommand\aeset[3]{\expandafter\newcommand\csname ae@#1@#...
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hyperref - pdftex warning (ext4) destination with same identifier

I am currently working on a document with fixed format, which also includes multiple sections and subsections with the same numbering appearing in it. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \...
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File stack underflow problem

I was wondering if this is a bug in the currfile package. I am getting warning: File stack underflow! while running the given code. Also, I run into warnings: Font shape 'OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4&...
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Suppressing badbox messages does not work

For me thesis, I want to suppress all badbox message until it is somewhat finished to concentrate on the more pressing warnings. As suggest here http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/164889/81936 I tried ...
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Why do I get Underfull \hbox warnings where there isn't even any typesetting to do? [closed]

I think screen grabs may help. As you can see, it appears to be reporting bad box warnings where there are no typesetting escape codes? Here is the source file: Here are the errors: How to I ...
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Overfull \hbox when using tabularx

I found a lot of related questions about Overfull \hbox warning and tabularx but none of them have helped me so far. This is a minimal code which reproduces the warning (the real table isn't so ugly ...
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Packages catoptions and tikzcircuit warning: how to remove it?

I have to use a format that uses catoptions package; when I use it in conjunction with tikzcircuit I have a (mostly harmless, I think, but annoying in IDEs) warning --- \documentclass[border=10pt, ...
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Linebreaking in a correct manner

So this might be a really basic question, but I couldn't find anything about it. In my amateur style of LaTeX typesetting, I sometimes want linebreaks in random places for various reasons. I usually ...
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moderncv won't create pdf [duplicate]

while I have no errors in the Text, I get a few warnings, from which most are similar: LaTeX Warning: You have requested package 'moderncvheadii', but the package provides 'moderncvheadii'. To me this ...
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Can glossaries provide warnings when a glossary entry is used but not included in the glossary?

glossaries supports cross-referenced entries. In particular, if I use one glossary entry in another and only include the second explicitly in my document, glossaries can still figure out that it ...
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Underfull \hboxes when reducing inter word and inter letter spaces

Related to this question about shrinking a line of verse I still don't understand why I'm getting an Underfull \hbox warning for the following example. As far as I understand this warning normally ...
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Underful \hbox in bibliography caused by next bib entry

My bibliography causes the following warning in XeLaTeX: Underfull \hbox (badness 1048) in paragraph at lines 11--16 That one is caused by the first bib entry. However, I can solve it by modifying ...
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Invisible Overfull \hbox in toc

For a few toc-entries with long titles getting wrapped I am getting Overfull \hboxes, which are not visible, if I don't use the draft-option of memoir. I wonder where they come from, and how to turn ...
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How to locate overfull \hbox too wide error code

I am getting many overfull \hbox(4 pt) too wide warnings in my code. But when I click on the warning, it points to a the first line of the main tex file which is a comment. And there are many such ...
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How to avoid underfull \hbox when using subfigures?

When compiling the MWE below with pdflatex, I get the warnings Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 26--27 and Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 36--37. I tried ...
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Overfull hbox in lstinline

I have defined new command like this: def\inline#1{\lstinline[breaklines=true, basicstyle=\ttfamily]{#1}} Now I can say something like this in my document: \inline{my_file.cpp} But here is the ...