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Pattern to detect need for recompilation from auxfile

I am using an auxfile to access the results of some computations which I need before they can actually be computed. Since this requires two runs when something changes the result I would like to have ...
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Techniques and packages to keep up with good practices

Question What techniques and packages are there to keep up with good practices? What I already know I already know of the following packages for this kind of purpose: ...
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BibTeX: referencing entire journal

How can I write a BibTeX entry for a special issue of a journal? I've tried using @book, but then I get Warning--can't use both volume and number fields in <entry> I use natbib with abbrvnat, ...
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Reuse an image resp. a box in TikZ but have side-effects only once

I have a huge document (a pool of exercise problems) with lots of \input statements (one file per subexercise). In order to not get lost in this mess and easily open files from the PDF, I include a ...
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Bibtex: I didn't find a database entry for

I have a very large tex file and a very large bib file. When I run (xelatex, bibtex) I get several warnings like this: Database file #1: Thesis.bib Warning--I didn't find a database entry for "Jag08" ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph error

I have the following source code to display a information in a specific format: \newcommand{\headerrow}[2] { \begin{tabular*}{\linewidth}{l@{\extracolsep{\fill}}r} #1 & #2 ...
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How can I get LaTeX to warn about unreferenced figures and unused labels in general?

When writing documents, I consider it to be necessary that all figures and tables are referenced (\ref) in the text, whether or not I've remembered to \label them. LaTeX does not currently warn if a ...
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Unable to print list of abbreviations in my document

I have a master document with several chapters as separate tex files. I am trying to print the list of abbreviations using glossaries package. I am defining it in the preamble as follow and I am doing ...
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Header does not align with text frame

I have noticed that my header not is aligning with my text boarder, which I would like. The problem only occurs when I have the part where I adjust the spacing above and below equations. Can anybody ...
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Warning Incompatible color definition

I am getting this warning: Incompatible color definition in strange lines. Like on a \newpage or in a blank line. Or on a \chapter. How can I fix this warnings?
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pdfTeX warning: has been referenced but does not exist, replaced by a fixed one, with German Umlaut

I'm new to LaTeX, and have been given a LaTeX draft for writing a thesis. Everything works fine except for this warning: see the transcript file for additional information)pdfTeX warning (dest): ...
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No autoref name for `Appendix'

I get the following warning in LaTeX while trying to automatically refer via \autoref{} to a label in my appendix. No autoref name for `Appendix' I guess it is trying to tell me that it has no ...
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Underfull hbox(10000) at \begin{document}

I am new to Latex and I have these strange warnings which say : /File.tex:79:Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph /File.tex:79:Underfull \hbox (badness 1337) in paragraph ...
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Reference to not yet written object (supress warnings)

Is there a way to make references to not yet written code? Basically I just want to supress warnings that appear, when I write \ref{}, cause I happen to have references to things, that will come ...
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Ignore a bibliography field [e.g. “urldate”] for eliminating of biblatex/biber warnings

I have a large bibliography generated by a reference manager program (Citavi, but it can be anything else). The urldate field of all references is formatted as urldate = {dd.mm.yyyy}, which is not ...
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How to diagnose what is changing a label?

I was getting this only last warning, no matter how many times I rerun my .tex file: LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right. Then I saw this question and the ...
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Warning with Beamer in French

Whenever I create a presentation document with Beamer in French, the following warning comes up on the \begin{document} command: Package frenchb.ldf Warning: Setting StandardEnumerateEnv=true for ...
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Multiple PDFs with page group included in a single page warning

I updated TeX Live to the Ubuntu Quantal version (2012.20120611-4) and I suddenly got this warning: PDF inclusion: multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page This is a minimal ...
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How can I get rid of the LaTeX warning: Float too large for page?

In my document, I have figures that have a rather long caption. The code I use to include them looks like this: \begin{figure} \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{../fig.pdf} ...
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Small caps font warning in beamer using biblatex

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{silence} \WarningFilter{biblatex}{Patching footnotes failed} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Beamer patching footnotes warning

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Foo \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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fontaxes warning with llncs.sty

Springer's LNCS class (found in llncs.zip) gives a fontaxes warning when I try to load the following additional fonts: \documentclass{llncs} \usepackage[math]{iwona} \usepackage{libertine} ...
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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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Post-filtering output that I can't seem to pre-filter with silence package

I have a book that was producing 20,000 lines of output to stdout when I compiled it with pdflatex. I did the following to reduce the output: \RequirePackage{silence} ...
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Compile warning regarding fonts

A MWE of my code is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=0.7in, bottom=1.2in, left=0.8in, right=0.8in]{geometry} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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Babel keeps complaining: “british not defined, using English instead.”

after having found nothing on google or here I have now resorted to my last hope: Asking myself. Whenever I run a latex file (using pdflatex from MikTeX under Windows 7 x64) with ...
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How to adjust spacing between caption and table / figure in beamer?

I want to adjust spacing between caption and table/figure in beamer. However I am not able to overcome the warning Package caption Warning: \caption will not be redefined since it's already ...
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nag [l2tabu] and \phantomsubcaption

The nag package used with the l2tabu option complains when \label is used in a float without following a \caption. Unfortunately, it does not understand that a \phantomsubcaption, from the subcaption ...
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Overfull \hbox (15.0pt too wide)

I have multiple tables which look like this: \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|l|X|l|} \hline \textbf{ID} & \textbf{Description} \\ \hline 336858 & The description \\ \hline \end{tabularx} and ...
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\url{} links with percent (%) signs and overfull hbox error

I have looked at the first comment to this question on % in urls and found that I didn't need to type \ ahead of each %. However, in WinEdt 7.1, everything from the first % in the first URL is now ...
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How to reset the question number for different sections in exam class without getting multiply defined labels

This is the minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{exam} \begin{document} \section{ONE} \begin{questions} \question First question \question Second questoion \end{questions} ...
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Underfull \hbox in scrpage2 header and some tipps

i have problems tracking down a underfull \hbox warning: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) has occurred while \output is active | \hbox(10.18913+4.36682)x418.25554 .\rule(10.18913+4.36682)x0.0 This ...
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Suppress warning from natbib/multibib with silence

I fail to suppress the warning Package natbib Warning: Citation `Entry' multiply defined. using the silence package when using natbib and multibib. This is my MWE: % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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Warning: Font shape LGR/mdbch/m/n undefined(Font) using LGR/cmr/m/n instead

Basically I get the warning: Warning: Font shape LGR/mdbch/m/n undefined(Font) using LGR/cmr/m/n instead in a paragraph with \textdelta This latter command has an orange background, color that ...
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What is a “Overfull \hbox (9.89561pt too wide)”?

I have this warnings around, some of them seems to be solved naturally but I never really understand what do they mean. What this means? Edit: I would like to keep the question in more general ...
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hyperref warning caused by Beamer appendix

The code below results in the following warning: "Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string (PDFDocEncoding): removing '\translate' on input line 16." (Note: line 16 is the blank ...
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Alternative to \rm [duplicate]

Is there any alternative latex syntax to the defunct \rm? I am using LaTeX2e and so I have a long list of warnings whenever I execute my .tex document.
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Undefined citation warnings

When I compile my document I get warnings of the form: Package natbib Warning: Citation `xxxxx' on page y undefined on input line z. This problem does fix itself eventually when the compiler ...
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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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You have requested package `include/foo' but the package provides `foo'

I have the following files: my_folder/ include/ mypackage.sty main.tex The package's name is 'mypackage'. Now, in main.tex I do \usepackage{include/mypackage} using the file path ...
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Disable printing of fonts/packages during compilation - from the compiled file

I just read this: Disable printing of fonts/packages to STDOUT and I was wondering whether the same could be effected somehow from the .tex file being compile (probably you would want to do this ...
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Is there any harm in “known incorrect sRGB profile” warning from dvips?

This is what I get from stderr stream when compiling with lualatex under MikTex 2.9: This is dvips(k) 5.993 Copyright 2013 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com) ' TeX output 2014.06.27:1240' ...
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Error in citation gives “?” sign instead of displaying the number in square bracket such as [3 ] etc [duplicate]

I am getting "?" sing during citation in latex file after converging in pdf. what is the cause? pls suggest me the cause of error at my email address buddhisapkota@yahoo.com
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How to avoid overfull \hbox warning when using tabularx with \textwidth?

Question How do I avoid the warning Overfull \hbox (10.95003pt too wide) in paragraph at lines [...] produced by the following document? \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrartcl} ...
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How to fix figure caption while using lmodern

To remove the warnings, Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available(Font) size <5> substituted Size substitutions with differences(Font) up to 1.0pt have occurred. I used the ...
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Package biblatex Warning: Data encoding is 'utf8'. Use backend=biber

After a few days break I went back to working on a report. When I tried to compile I got the following warning: Package biblatex Warning: Data encoding is 'utf8'. (biblatex) Use ...
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Warning: Please use \TABLE{…} in place of LaTeX environment

Please see the MWE: \documentclass{JHEP} \author{me} \abstract{a} \title{title} \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{c} hello \end{tabular} \end{table} \end{document} After compiling ...
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Can't silence a pdftex “PDF inclusion: multiple PDFs with page group” error

I am having an issue with PDFs generatied in Inkscape. If multiple files generated in this way are included on a single page I get the following error: pdfTeX warning: pdflatex.exe (file ...
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Issues with pgf package: “There is no … in font nullfont” but no tkzpicture usage

I am trying to use a template listed here: http://people.debian.org/~dburrows/resume-cls.html but the pdf output is all nonsense, with a few bullet points and random lines - but no text. I think ...
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What does 'Label multiply defined' mean?

I'm trying to compile this book https://forja.rediris.es/projects/guia-wxmaxima/ I'm using MiKTeX, TeXstudio, and in the build options I have the default compiler pdfLaTeX. So my question is, why ...