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How do I get rid of “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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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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Disable printing of fonts/packages to STDOUT

Is it possible to disable most of the boilerplate information that is output to STDOUT, like package and font paths? For example some Unix commands have "verbose" or "quiet" command line options that ...
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Obsolete comand \Bbb

A warning keeps popping up in my LaTeX editor, and it's really annoying. It says that the command \Bbb is obsolete and I should use \mathbb instead. I personally like the command \Bbb by the obvious ...
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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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Scrbook: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes

When using the class scrbook and customizing the font size prior the usage of \printbibliography I got these warning (and in big documents I got them several times): Class scrbook Warning: Using ...
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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: 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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biblatex-chem warning: Macro 'institution+location+date' already defined. What does it mean and how do I get rid of it?

As a rule of thumb, I aim to make my latex compilations complete without errors or warnings. I've come to accept some underful badboxes as unavoidable though :( I'm trying to change over to biblatex, ...
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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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Why does this code give me a badbox?

Why does this code give me a badbox? \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt, notitlepage]{article} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}[t]{1.0 \textwidth} aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa \end{minipage} \end{document} ...
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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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Controlling placement of package warnings in the log

Is there any way to control where in the log file or console output \PackageWarning or \ClassWarning messages get placed? I have a class warning (generated by my own document class) that gets buried ...
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TG Schola – missing symbol textbullet

I am using the tgschola package which provides the TeX Gyre Schola font. When I run a .tex file containing an itemize environment through pdflatex, I get the following warning: [Font] Font shape ...
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BibTeX warning on extra title field

I am using TeXnicCenter and MiKTeX for compiling. I have the following BibTeX entry: @INPROCEEDINGS{cwang10, author={Cong Wang and Cuirong Wang and Ying Yuan}, booktitle={Cyber-Enabled Distributed ...
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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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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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Floatingtable, always “Underfull \hbox (badness 10000)”

What LaTeX is trying to do with this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{floatflt} \begin{document} \begin{floatingtable}[r]{ \begin{tabular}{cc} 0 & 1 \\ 1 & 0 \end{tabular}} ...
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Package showexpl throws “Label … multiply defined” [closed]

With the following MWE you will get a warning Label lst:HalloWelt multiply defined. In the MWE I have added the calls for packages showlabels and refcheck to show the used labels and to check ...
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Issue with capt-of package

I'm using the capt-of package to create a caption for my figures: \newcommand\figureFrame[4]{% \begin{center} \includegraphics[#1]{#2} \captionof{figure}{#3}\label{#4} ...
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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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Hyperref warning which doesn't affect the output of the PDF

I have encountered a hyperref warning but there are no visible negative consequences. Additionally, LaTeX complete without a complaint. I only found the warning by looking at the .log file. Package ...
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Multiple labels warning for exam class with parts

I am writing a document in the exam class. For question with multiple parts (a), (b),... you are supposed to use the parts environment. Using it works fine, until I add a solution to the question that ...
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Underfull hbox with \hbox to <dimen> but not with \halign

When using the \halign primitive, cells in the same column all have the same width. Hence, if one entry is very large (abcdefg below), the others will be stretched to the same size. If an entry ...
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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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part with setcounter — destination with the same identifier

When using two parts in my document and resetting the counter for the second one, I get the following warning: destination with the same identifier (name{section.1}) has been already used, ...
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How to detect overfull and underfull hbox without triggering the warning?

I need a LaTeX macro which can be used by this: \IfFull{TEXT}{THEN}{ELSE} It would typeset TEXT in a \vbox (which it will discard), and if there was an overfull hbox or an underfull hbox, it would ...
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Why do I get these warnings with 14pt scrartcl

This is what my file looks like: \documentclass[14pt]{scrartcl} \begin{document} \Huge Hi \end{document} This is the output: Font shape `OT1/cmr/m/n' in size <35.83> not available(Font) ...
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Why does scrheadings + tgschola triggers a font shape warning?

This code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{tgschola} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{scrpage2} \pagestyle{scrheadings} \begin{document} a \end{document} gives this warning LaTeX Font ...
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XeLaTeX warning - objects still allocated in memory

I'm typesetting a document in XeLaTeX and keep getting this message: ** WARNING ** 1735 memory objects still allocated You may want to report this to tex-k@tug.org What does it mean? Am I to worry ...
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Overfull warning when using longtable

I am getting overfull warning (Overfull \hbox (17.10379pt too wide) in alignment) when using longtable enviroment (See MWE below) The warnings are on \begin{longtable} and \end* lines. The pdf ...
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How can I stop TeX from bleating about an underfull \hbox?

I have a paragraph that contains an underfull \hbox. (It's loaded with huge proper nouns that don't hyphenate easily.) It's not going to be fixed (badness is only 1330), but I'd like to get TeX to ...
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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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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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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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listing package and vbox warning

I have this many (see below) underfull warnings that are caused by using the listing package and creating \begin{lstlisting}\end{} to make code appear presentable. Is there a may to fix the warnings? ...
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Overfull \hbox caused by em-dash

There is one problem that currently seems insolvable to me. I am typesetting a book in Russian language and I noticed that, in some cases, an overfull box appears which cannot be solved via manual ...
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hyperref with implicit=false gives a warning

I am getting the following warning when I use beamer Package hyperref Warning: Option `pdftitle' has already been used I can recreate the problem with the following MWE based on the article ...
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Overfull \hbox when using the mdframed package

UPDATE: 2011-12-12 As of 2011-12-12, I can confirm this issue has been resolved on TeXLive-2011. When using the mdframed package to generate nice frames for my chemical reactions, I encounter the ...
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Package pgf Warning: Your graphic driver pgfsys-xetex.def does not support patterns.

Package pgf Warning: Your graphic driver pgfsys-xetex.def does not support patterns. .tex: \documentclass[10pt]{article}‎ ‎%\usepackage{pgfplots}‎‎ \usepackage{‎tikz‎‎}‎‎ ...
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Overfull \hbox produced by ntheorem subtitles

I switched from using the standard AMS theorem package to ntheorem so I can put alternative end marks on theorem environments (I want my examples to have an end mark, but not the same one as proofs). ...
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Problem with hyperref / cleveref / thmtools

The following is a (fairly) minimal example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{thmtools} \declaretheoremstyle[ spaceabove=6pt, spacebelow=6pt, ...
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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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How to avoid bad boxes in the index?

I'm currently writing a larger document, which will also contain an index. Unfortunetely, the index produces a lot of bad boxes. Plase find a small example at the bottom. My simple (but hopefully not ...
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How come Revtex says acknowledgements are obsolete?

Running revtex4-1 with the preamble: \documentclass[aps, pre, floatfix, reprint]{revtex4-1} and the section later: \begin{acknowledgements} The authors would like to thank Tex, LaTeX and Friends ...
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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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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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Overfull \hbox warning for TOC entries when using memoir documentclass

I get Overfull warning for TOC entries when using memoir documentclass. They seem to occur when the page number for chapter title entries (highlighted in bold text) exceeds 2-digits or section page ...
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Overfull/Underfull \hbox warnings when compiling the document

I have bunch of pgfplots (plots and bar charts in my document) and when I compile I get errors like: Overfull \hbox (1.17287pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 2121--2122 [][] [35] Sometimes it ...
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badness messages when changing from report to book class

When I change the documentclass from report to book I suddenly get a lot of messages like this: Underfull \vbox (badness 10000) has occurred while \output is active [] Does anyone have an ...