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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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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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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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Is there any way to generate custom errors/warnings in LaTeX?

I want something like \ifmmode\else\GenerateWarning{The command \backslash uzuka is supported only in math mode.}\fi, which is supposed to generate a warning "The command \uzuka is supported only in ...
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Warnings and errors highlighting when compiling in Bash environment

I'm processing a large document, using Latexmk in a Bash environment. It would be very helpful if error and warning messages were somehow highlighted or coloured, in order to facilitate spotting them. ...
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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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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): name{...
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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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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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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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Unable to print list of abbreviations in my document [closed]

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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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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LaTeX gives warning - empty label `' multiply defined

I have a LaTeX document that works fine, but it does give a warning message every time I compile it. Here is the text of the warning message: LaTeX Warning: Label `' multiply defined. The name of ...
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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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Couldn't open font map file “kanjix.map”. with MiKTeX

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} Foo \end{document} When compiling this MWE with MiKTeX 2.9’s xelatex, I get the following warning: ** WARNING ** Couldn't open font map file "kanjix.map". ...
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How to diagnose a permanent “Label(s) may have changed” warning?

I'm getting the following warning: LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right. The problem is, it doesn't go away after rerunning (any number of times). The ...
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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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warning: pdflatex> libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile

when including .png converted with Photoshop CS6 to grayscale I get a warning "warning: pdflatex> libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile" to be precise, I get 36 of this warnings ;-) ...
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TeXlipse Hyperref generates “Key http://link is undefined” warnings? [closed]

When using the hyperref package, I keep getting this warning that says something like: Key ftp://ftp.ams.org/pub/tex/doc/amsmath/short-math-guide.pdf is undefined whenever I include an http link. ...
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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 ...
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What does “You have requested package `foo', but the package provides `foo'.” mean?

I know what this message means in general ("do not add path names in package names"), and my question is not a duplicate of You have requested package `include/foo' but the package provides `foo&#...
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bibtex: warnings empty note and address without publisher: justified?

I have the following bibtex entry: @TechReport{CAlt2, author = {G. Ziegenhals}, title = {{U}ntersuchungen zur {W}irkung eines {A}lternativgriffes c2 bei {O}boen}, institution = {IfM - ...
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Automating Error Detection of pdflatex

Background: I have numerous individual files that need to be compiled, so am using a script to do that with the following options: set PDFLATEX_OPTIONS = "\ --file-line-error \ --shell-...
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Overfull hbox in table of contents

First of all, I've seen the answers which are recommending fiddling with \pnumwidth and \tocmarg -- changing these are only shifting the problem elsewhere within the toc, lof and lot. How can I get ...
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Can't get rid of underfull \hboxs

I've been trying to get rid of a bunch of underfull \hbox warnings in my cv. A minimal example of what I am dealing with is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{calc} \setlength{\...
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eps images position in IEEEtrans class

I have a document with some problems in the positions of the last images. I copied the code here and after that, I copy the warnings that I get: \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} %\usepackage{...
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Why underfull message in Texmaker in \[…\] equations

Why I am getting underfull hbox badness 10000 in paragraph at lines Message even when I am not using \\. After reading many questions on the same message, I eliminated all \\ that I used ...
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`h' float specifier changed to `ht' warning when not attempting to specify a float

I'm new to LaTeX and trying to understand the reason why I'm getting the warning: `h' float specifier changed to `ht' I'm not attempting to change the float property of anything - the warning is ...
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`h' float specifier changed to `ht' [duplicate]

When I add this text: The pdpotri routine computes the inverse of a real symmetric or complex Hermitian positive definite distributed matrix $sub(A) = A(ia:ia+n-1, ja:ja+n-1)$ using the Cholesky ...
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What do “underfull” warnings mean? [duplicate]

What does this warning message mean? Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 49--50 This is my code, I can't see what happens, it is a simple itemize. As you see, there is an ...
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What's wrong with the expression?

P(S_t) = \frac{1}{\sqrt{2 \pi t S_t} \sigma} e^\left [ -\frac{1}{2t} \left ( \frac{\log \left ( \frac{St}{S_0} \right ) - \mu t }{\sigma} \right ) ^2 \right ] Log: Missing { inserted. ...frac{1}{\...
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How to use `\sqrt[n]{a}` inside `\begin{prop}[\cdots]`? [duplicate]

I'm writing a little text, but for some reason it won't compile when I do: \begin{prop}[Existência de $\sqrt[n]{a}$, $a > 0$, $n \in \mathbb{Z}_{>0}$] Sejam $a >0$ e $n \in \mathbb{Z}_{>0}...
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Can I mark an internal function or variable as 'not documented' in l3doc?

There are several internal variables I use that I do not see a need to document in the user-interface section, but I want to explain in the implementation. I'd really like to remove the warnings ...
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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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I couldn't open the database file for BibDesk

I have searched through many posts that address this problem, however, none of the solutions seem to be a fix. I am trying to compile my latex document using BibDesk on a 10.10.3 macbook but the ...
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Centering the caption of figure without warning

Original, After I add a package \usepackage[justification=centering]{caption}, it became it's exactly I wanted, however, an unexpected warning came out, it said: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-...
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When (La)TeX says “some message on input line XYZ” - where's that line?

I'm sure this is a dupe, but I'll go ahead anyway: LaTeX relates many of its messages to lines in files. For example: LaTeX Font Info: Try loading font information for OT1+lmtt on input line 81. ...
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baposter - include background image correctly

I am using baposter to produce my posters. I am trying to introduce a background image, I succeed, but always get an "Overfull \hbox" warning that I cannot debug. I know what this warning means and ...
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Debugging BMC LaTeX template for personal use

I use the BMC LaTeX templates for my own documents, but it always throws the warning: Overfull \hbox (1.0pt too wide) has occurred while \output is active And I just don't know where it comes from....
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How to NOT report overfull hboxes from a personal command?

I create a command to display some symbol in the right margins in a twoside document. The point is that they always bring an overfull hbox warning in my logs whereas it obfuscates the real overfull ...
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How to change the format of messages in the console window

I am using TeXshop, and I want to know if it is possible to change 1/ the format of these messages (like line spacing, length of lines / line breaking etc.) in order to be able to focus on ...
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Correct way to typeset a section producing an underful box

I am writing a two-column document and I have a problem with a section which produces an underfull box. What is the correct way (or some better ways) to typeset such a section so to have a beautiful ...
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Using titlepage to make a thesis cover page

I'm trying to create the cover page for my thesis in LaTeX using titlepage, but I got some trouble. The title page has to follow some fixed rules imposed by my college, so I don't have any chance for ...