{warnings} is about dealing with and (hopefully) getting rid of compiler warnings.

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Why does the compiler keeps telling me (forever) to rerun because labels have changed?

I have a LaTeX paper (multifile setup, using \input{} statements) that , since a few days ago, keeps telling me at each compile (both with pdflatex or latex): LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have ...
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Is there really something wrong with using the caption package for \ContinuedFloat?

In my question How to create an unnumbered algorithm with a caption?, a nice solution was suggested using \ContinuedFloat, from the caption package. However, when I use it, I get: Package caption ...
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Suppress xparse message “Redefining document command”

I am trying to suppress messages of the form: ************************************************* * LaTeX warning: "xparse/redefine-command" * * Redefining document command \MyMacro with arg. spec. ...
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Overfull hbox in biblatex

I just ran into a problem using biblatex with a long author and title: The output extends past the right margin of my text, because biblatex does not insert a linebreak before the date. Please see the ...
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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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underfull \vbox

What do the following messages mean? LaTeX Font Info: Try loading font information for U+msa on input line 205. ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.8\tex\latex\amsfonts\umsa.fd" File: umsa.fd ...
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Avoid hyperref warnings in moderncv [closed]

Whenever I compile a CV with moderncv, I get four warnings by hyperref. There don't seem to be any serious problems connected to them, yet they bug me. I like my documents to compile without warnings. ...
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Persuading (la)tex “silently to go beyond the envelope of 'good taste' ” to avoid an overfull hbox

My understanding, based on reading this website, is that (la)tex performs at most three passes when trying to typeset a paragraph: one based on \pretolerance, one based on \tolerance, and one based on ...
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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 can I word-wrap LaTeX warning/error output?

This question led to a new package: hardwrap In writing error messages and warnings for a package/class, I find it a pain to manually insert \MessageBreaks so that words don't get cruelly ...
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Overfull \hbox warning when using tabular

I keep getting this warning Overfull \hbox (0.63303pt too wide) in paragraph at lines xxx--xxx` wherever I have this line in the code \begin{tabular}{p{2cm}|p{4cm}|p{3cm}|p{3cm}} It does ...
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underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph

Why do I get the message: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 107--108 I want a blank line between the problem name and the table, but if I use \\ or \newline along with a ...
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stmaryrd and boldsymbol: avoid warnings

Here are two examples: 1 \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\boldsymbol x$ \end{document} 2 \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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\textbullet and CM sans serif: font shape undefined

The following example \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \sffamily \textbullet \end{document} gives me the warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OMS/cmss/m/n' undefined (Font) ...
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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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Microtype warning with lmodern package and KOMA-script

With a simple document \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \chapter{Test test test} ...
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All (La)TeX warnings and errors

For testing purposes, I am looking for a comprehensive list of all errors and warnings that TeX, and LaTeX can output. I don't mean errors and warnings produced by all packages, as this would give an ...
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How to avoid empty 'thebibliography' environment (bibtex) if there are no references?

I have a general and central preamble for a lot of similar-style documents (several dozens) and most of the documents have a Bibliography at the beginning, so I call \bibliographystyle{alphadin} ...
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Silent problems: bugs that do not result in an error or warning

If you do not use the inputenc package and have non-ascii characters in your source, this does not generate a error or warning. It does generate a Missing character: There is no ▒ in font cmr7! ...
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How to fix BibTeX warning about missing author or key fields for webpage-type entries?

I need to reference some online databases in my LaTeX report. I have them included in my .bib file in this format: @misc{StanfordScanRep, title = {{The Stanford 3D Scanning Repository}}, howpublished ...
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nag l2tabu caption/label checking versus \subcaptionbox

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 the first argument of \subcaptionbox from ...
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Glossaries conflict with memoir

I am having an issue with glossaries producing the warning when used with the memoir class Package glossaries Warning: overriding `theglossary' environment on input line 4761. A minimum working ...
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Fixing an overfull box

I have an overfull box in a French text which looks like this: The sequence at the end of the line is: d'Ananias~: \og Vous "Vous" cannot be hyphenated and \og inserts a non-secable space, so ...
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Package biblatex Warning: 'babel/polyglossia' detected but 'csquotes' missing

I can compile my .tex file without problem but I'm getting a warning that I don't understand. This is my code: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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itemize under sf produce a font warning

It seems that textbullet has no sf version. When itemize is in a \sf environment, I receive the following warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OMS/cmss/m/n' undefined (Font) using ...
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Is there a way to avoid repetitive compiler warning messages?

I use TeXnicCenter, and use the very convenient 'Compilation Results' window (see screenshot below). I have a number of identical warning* messages (not strictly identical of course, as they point to ...
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hyperref token not allowed warning, possible bug?

I currently am using the hyperref package and I'm currently getting a lot of error messages. Currently all of the chapter and section titles give this same error. I decided to try make a minimum ...
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Show reference label when it is undefined

When a reference is undefined, LaTeX shows simply [??] which doesn't give much information. I would like it to show the label instead. This is useful when more collaborators work on the same preprint ...
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Linux Libertine ligatures / T1

The libertine package documentation says It is recommended that the font encoding be set to T1 or LY1 but the default OT1 encoding is also supported. \documentclass{article} % ...
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overfull hbox despite of width=\linewidth

I want to include a PDF file in my LaTeX-Document, which I compile with pdflatex. Using width=\linewidth, I still get an overfull hbox. What am I doing wrong? MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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overfull vbox warning disable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to suppress overfull hbox warnings up to some maximum? I get many warnings like Overfull \vbox (13.88728pt too high) detected at line 250 How can I remove/disable ...
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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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Why is a warning thrown when writing a minus symbol?

I created the following minimal LaTeX document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \begin{document} $–A + B$ \end{document} It throws a warning 'LaTeX Warning: Command ...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{figure.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored

I've tried to make bilingual caption with package "ccaption" and compiled it with pdfLaTeX. It works fine but with a warning: pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier ...
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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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How to centre my display math overfull hboxes?

I have an overfull hbox which I've decided to live with. Actually, several. However, since they're in \[…\], it would look better if they could remain centered, i.e. overflowing the margins equally ...
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Is it possible to use hyperref, subfigure, and memoir together?

I asked a question about how to use subfigure with memoir. I got some great tips, but now pdflatex is making all subfigure hyper-refs point to the first couple subfigures. It also gives me this ...
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How to raise a LaTeX warning from within Lua code?

I want to raise a warning from within Lua code. With advice from the LuaTeX wiki and LaTeX 2𝜀 for class and package writers, I arrived at the following (working) solution: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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Compiling LaTeX in pedantic mode

Some compilers for general purpose programming languages such as GCC have a switch for turning warnings into actual errors: $ gcc -Werror main.c There is a similar mechanism for compiling LaTeX ...
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How to understand the LaTeX warning “there were undefined references”?

I am running this LaTeX file through pdflatex and getting these warnings: latex warning: there were undefined references. latex warning: label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-reference ...
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the problem of using “~\\” and blank line

Recently,I found the code that cotains the"~\\" and blank line always shows the warning imformation "Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines" \documentclass{ctexart} \usepackage{color} ...
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When running Bibtex with a statement that has a comma at the end, this is obscuring real problems

When I run bibtex on document with a citation such as \cite{European00Presidency} and the .bib entry looks like this: @MISC{European00Presidency, author = {European Council,}, title = ...
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ragged2e: “newcommands” option produces “underfull \hbox” warnings

The ragged2e package provides the commands \Centering, \RaggedRight and \RaggedLeft for setting ragged text while allowing hyphenation. The package offers a newcommands option that sets the standard ...
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How to place a # character in a message?

How can I place a # symbol inside of a \PackageWarning inside of a macro definition? I tried: \PackageWarning{package}{# or \# or \string# or \hash} but either ## or unknown (for \hash) or Illegal ...
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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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Warning “Command \@makecol has changed.”

When I compile my document I get the following warning Command \@makecol has changed. TexStudio points to the file footmisc.sty. Of course I've tried to install its latest version (2011/06/06 v5.5b) ...
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Best approach to detect whether hierarchy of sectioning commands is respected?

Is there a package that checks whether each subsection lies in a parent section, each subsubsection lies in a parent subsection, etc. and issues a warning or error otherwise? Not to my knowledge, but ...
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What are these warnings for minitoc package?

I'm using a scrreprt document class to write my lecture notes in a condensed form for easy reviewing later. I organized the main.tex in a modular file and I downloaded, installed and loaded the ...
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How to warn if a package hasn't been loaded

Is it possible to emit a warning if a package hasn't been loaded? If possible, I would prefer that the solution not require \usepackage{ifthen} as it couldn't emit the warning that it was missing the ...