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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 ...
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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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Underfull \hbox in scrpage2 header and some tips

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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A conflict between caption & longtable packages raises the “overfull \hbox” warning!

Note: This is not a duplicate, as I've already searched most of the suggested duplicates in search of an answer, but it proved to be of no avail! Therefore, please help! Problem: Overfull \hbox (416....
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How do you avoid the lacheck warning when specifying half open intervals?

I'm using lacheck. I have Alice's and Bob's integers are in the range $[0, q)$ My LaTeX gave me the following warning: ']' expected, found ')'. Is there something I can do to avoid this warning? ...
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Issues with a complex table

I have to recreate the following table in LaTeX, but I cannot get it to work perfectly. But for now this is what I have been able to get: This is the code I have so far: \documentclass{article} ...
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beamer, lmodern and \scshape give “Font shape not available” warning

Using lmodern package and \scshape in beamer: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \frame{\scshape Normal size text} \end{document} gives: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `...
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Warning when using subfiles

So I'm getting this warning whenever I typeset a document which is using the subfiles package for modular documents. The warning occurs both when running the master file as well as the individual ...
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Overfull hbox using biblatex

Here's my MWE (this is an actual bibliography item, the draft option is there to show the overfull hbox): \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{x.bib} @BOOK{...
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How to get LaTeX to ignore a specific warning?

I use \over even though it is a bad practice (yes, yes, I know I shouldn't). Whenever I compile a LaTeX file using it, I get the message: Foreign command \over; \frac or \genfrac should be used ...
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Building with asymptote: file-2.tex not found, null surface

I keep getting these weird errors when trying to compile with Asymptote. I compile with pdflatex, then asymptote, then pdflatex. The error is as stated in the title. For example, when building ...
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SublimeText/LaTeXTools: overfull hbox warnings

I have recently started to use Sublime Text (a text editor) and its extension package LaTeXTools (all kinds of macros that make it very convenient to edit LaTeX documents). LaTeXTools offers a number ...
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Finding the cause for an overfull vbox [duplicate]

When compiling my document I get the following warning message: Badbox line 1: Overfull \vbox (1.77525pt too high) has occurred while \output is active [] Now from Google I learned that this ...
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center environment nag-warning for floats in beamer

The nag packages gives a warning when using floats in beamer presentations. When removing the figure or table environment, no warnings are given. How to proceed from here? Tried \begin{center}...\end{...
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“There's no central alias file bibalias.cfg?”

I'm using the bibalias.sty package (enabling easy definition of bibliography key aliases in .bib files rather than in your document.) When I compile my document, I get the following warning: ...
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warning: configuration file not found

I get 2 warnings with regard to configuration file not being found. I think these might have something to do with the other 2 warnings that are reported before these in the log. They are not causing ...
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Avoid warnings in TeXlipse

I'm using TeXlipse, an Eclipse plugin, to create my TeX documents. To structure my files I use \input{filename}. Now the problem is, that every file is one section or subsection. TeXlipse shows me a ...
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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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Disabling “destination with the same identifier” with package silence

I'm trying to disable the warning pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{thm.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored" using the silence package as suggested here: ...
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Incompatibility between package [francais]{babel} and refcheck

Below is an example that fails, giving, at compilation: ! Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> \penalty l.10 On identifie \ref{eq:xx} With ...
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What is the proper use of several \seealso in the same index entry with makeindex?

If one uses \index{invariant!\relax|seealso{Lorentz invariance}}% \index{invariant!\relax|seealso{speed of light}}% in a .tex file, the makeindex program produces a warning in the .ilg file, when ...
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biblatex error: invalid format of field 'date' - what's wrong?

I switched my .bib files to UTF-8 encoding and want to use biber for creating my bibliography (up to now I used bibtex). Currently, I do not get a bibliography for my thesis in the pdf, so I'm trying ...
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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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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 <FILENAME&...
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How to make XeLaTeX display nothing except warnings and errors? [duplicate]

When I run XeLaTeX XeLaTeX --max-print-line=2048 --c-style-errors --interaction=nonstopmode "C:\Report.tex" I get this output This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-0.9999.3 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) ...
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Suppress pdflatex warning about missing eps file

I use .eps graphics in my latex documents converted at compile using the epstopdf package and it works great. When I build the file, epstopdf creates the <filename>-eps-converted-to.pdf file ...
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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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Can't use \circledast nor ^{º}

sorry if this is a simple question, but I'm new to LaTeX and I'm willing to learn. I want to write this expression: $r^{º}_{xy}[m]= \lbrace x \circledast \overline{y}^{-} \rbrace$ but I get an ...
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LaTeX warning: font shape undefined but retypesetting works [closed]

It just started happening this morning without any preamble change. With the warning, some text which previously typeset correctly, now typesets with "changes". Re-typesetting always produces a ...
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Figures in Minipage to avoid multiple pdf's warning, now labels aren't working

I'm trying to include svg graphics in combination with the respective .pdf_txt within my bachelor thesis. So far that works but it triggers the Warning : 'multiple pdf's in a page group'. That Warning ...
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Package `Versions' Warning: Redefining environment

I am using the versions.sty package and would like to process some text twice (or more times) in a different version configuration, but within the same document. So I use \excludeversion and \...
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Minted package throws font warning when using triple " for python docstrings using inconsolata

Using minted for code listings I have set my font to inconsolata and get the wargning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/zi4/m/it' undefined when using Inconsolata font and Python documentation ...
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Warning with footnotes: “name{Hfootnote.xx} has been referenced but does not exist”

First, some general details about my document: I'm using the scrbook class and the hyperref package. The document is split up into different source files (though this fact should not matter in this ...
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“Label multiply defined” when using ifthispageodd in includeonly

I am using several \included files and within them several instances of KOMAs \ifthispageodd mechanism like in the following MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{filecontents}{fileA.tex} \...
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How can i change the fontsize with KOMA-script?

I need to change the fontsize to 11pt inside a table environment. The default setting of the document is 12pt using scrartcl, but I need to change this to exact 11pt in the float (the reason is that ...
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Underfull \vbox - how to find offending page?

I am compiling a large latex template, here, and always have a few underfull \vbox warnings. I know that they're just issues with the spacing, discussion here, but is there a way to configure the ...
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Custom .sty warning on specific command

I am writing a custom .sty file and I notice that it can break if a certain command, native in Latex, is called. I would like to throw a warning to the user and say "Don't use this command!". I know ...
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Avoid underfull \vbox with page number “inside textblock”

My thesis requirements state that the page numbers must be "centered at one inch from the bottom of the page." All the margins are to be 1 inch and nothing can be printed in the margin area. I have ...
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Glyphs from font not displayed

I am trying to get Xelatex printing these glyphs from the font I'm using (it's Garamond Premier Pro): ▼ ◺ ◹ I tried both by copying and pasting them in my document and by their UTF code with: \...
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atbegshi warnings printed as part of output

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum,atbegshi} \usepackage[2-]{pagesel}% Ignore first page \begin{document} \lipsum[1-50] \end{document} The output includes a ...
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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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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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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" ...