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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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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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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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A float is stuck (cannot be placed) [duplicate]

I am writing an article using revtex4-1, and I am facing the following warning: MnBi.bbl|1 warning| LaTeX Warning: A float is stuck (cannot be placed) on input line 1. (As from vim's quickfix ...
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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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A warning and an unknown command (XeTeX)

Why does \T{foo} yield LaTeX Warning: Command \m invalid in math mode on input line 456.? And what is \C, which yields LaTeX Error: Command \C unavailable in encoding EU1.? What is that \m the warning ...
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Warnings on TeXShop Console (XeTeX)

LaTeX warning: "xparse/redefine-command" * * Redefining document command \oldstylenums with arg. spec. 'm' on line 128. LaTeX warning: "xparse/redefine-command" * * Redefining document command ...
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TeXShop Console messages (XeTeX)

Can someone explain what the messages in the gist at https://gist.github.com/anonymous/8181888 mean? This is what TeXShop's console says when I typeset my notes. The .tex file of the notes is at ...
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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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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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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 106--107 [duplicate]

Recently, LaTeX always shows "Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 106--107 Trial: \documentclass{ctexart} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Warnings about Underfull/Overfull hboxes

I have created a calendar in LaTeX using MiKTeX and although the whole code is correct I have 12 warnings about underfull hboxes and overfull. Can someone tell me first how to make my code run without ...
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Beamer: Overfull hbox in headline

I try to redefine the header of my frames, but for some mysterious reason I get an overfull hbox of 1.6 points or slightly more: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{times} ...
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avoid underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph because of linebreak

It seems to be a common question, but the other werent adressing my code. \begin{table}[ht!] \centering \small \caption{Absolute and relative frequencies } \label{FreqFair} ...
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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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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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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph for table

I got a "bad box" warning said `!h' Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph Underfull \hbox (badness ...
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Can I disable underfull \hbox messages for a specific line?

The line \sbox{\mybox}{\parbox{2cm}{\lipsum[1]}} causes some of the above messages (59): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \newsavebox{\mybox} \begin{document} ...
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Re-newing a column type

Package array has a \newcolumntype but seemingly no \renewcolumntype. But it makes a lot of sense to have a column type X whose meaning could be changed depending on context. When one does ...
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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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Mysterious overfull \hbox

I want each section title to be underlined, with the section number on the right. Furthermore I want to use parskip. This is what I did to get that: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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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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siunitx overfull hbox dependent on table-format

There are a few similar questions (see here and here) regarding overfull \hboxes in siunitx tables but neither solves/explains the following. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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addmargin, enumerate and align* miss an overfull hbox

The following document compiles as expected, and looks as expected: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{scrextend} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] ...
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Throw warning based on distance from the bottom [duplicate]

Is there a way to specify a warning in LaTeX which is thrown if and only if a specified text is not at the bottom (or near the bottom) of the page? Use-case: manual column-breaking is needed due to ...
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how to enter a dot with whitespace preceding it?

I'm getting Whitespace before punctuation mark in " ." when I'm trying to enter the word .Net with whitespace before it. How can I fix that? What's the proper way of entering a . with whitespace ...
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What does “File stack underflow!” mean?

I am getting two times the error: Package currfile Warning: File stack underflow! on input line xxx. I am not explicitly loading currfile, but standalone seems to do. I am getting this warning ...
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mdframed label multiply defined (with listings and paracol)

I use three packages (in a latex "book" document) to display source files (not only tex and sometimes loaded from external files) and their outputs (sometimes loaded from external files) side by side. ...
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Bibtex “didn't find a database entry”

I'm having issues creating citations in my document. My text file states: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \begin{document} Their long-term aid \citet{Haggarty:01} ...
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How to re-name warning messages when running pdftex

I'm looking for a quick and dirty solution to this, however bad practice it is. I have a bunch of warnings produced, and I can see from my outputted documentation that they're not actually 'bad'. So ...
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Underfull \hbox when creating table containing much text

I am completely new to LaTeX and how to create tables in this environment. Currently, I am trying to create a table that contains much text in each cell using tabularx. The output does not look too ...
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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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Frame option in includegraphics makes an overfull \hbox

I'm using the adjust package to add the frame option in \includegraphics command. The package is loaded in this way: \usepackage[export]{adjustbox} Now I can write the following command: ...
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Fontconfig warning every time I compile a file

Every time I compile a XeTeX file, the error/warning log always includes these warnings: xetex> ) [1] ("D:\Projects\Test\test.aux")Fontconfig warning: no <cachedir> elements found. Check ...
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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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Avoiding warning message with “each nth point” option in pgfplots

Let assume I have a signal with a very large number points. Once I obtain the associated TikZ file, I may run out of memory for compilation... Ok, so one way to solve this issue is to use the option ...
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warning on xypic

I get several warning about xypic, I have no idea what to do about them. Can anyone help me? I can provide more info, if you ask me. The warnings I get are as follows:
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BibTeX warning that optional fields are empty

I've got the following .bib file (Material.bib): @manual{GHCUserGuide, author = {The GHC Team}, title = {The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System User's Guide}, number = {7.6.3}, ...
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Warning: Overfull \hbox in table

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs,dcolumn} \usepackage{siunitx} \newcommand*\mc[1]{\multicolumn{2}{c}{Eleverne fra $9$.~#1}} \begin{document} ...
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Reorder or reduce console output

After running pdftexify, I get a long console output of several hundred lines. Hidden within this output, there are a few bad boxes and sometimes a warning. Is there some way to reduce the output such ...
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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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Problem with savesym

MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{savesym} \begin{document} content... \end{document} Gets the following error You have requested package ``savesym',but the package provides ...
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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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PDF not generated but I see no error!

I am having a lot of trouble adding png images and also with hyphenations, All of a suddent I was adding the following tkiz scheme and when I add the lattest part I started getting a bunch of ...
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How can I make compilation more quiet by removing “LaTeX Warning” messages from the log? [duplicate]

I am using a the Tufte-\LaTeX class and compiling it in TextMate, which has a nifty LaTeX bundle and latexmk interface. The document is getting long, and I get heaps of these: LaTeX Warning: ...
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Overfull hbox in tabular

In the following (M)WE, the tabular version of the Contact information from a CV gives an overfull hbox warning when compiled with pdfLatex, but the minipage version does not. Why? I have not found a ...
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Suppressing unwanted command line output when running pdflatex

Using the \batchmode command at the top of the file helps getting rid of some lines, but I'm still left with a few lines, for example: (/usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf-dist/tex/latex/base/t1enc.def)) ...
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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 ...
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Suppress fontaxes warnings

I'm using MyriadPro. When compiling, I'm getting a lot of fontaxes warnings: Package fontaxes Warning: I don't know how to decode (fontaxes) family `cmr' on input line 632. I ...