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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Beamer patching footnotes warning

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Foo \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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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} \setbeamertemplate{headline}...
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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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Babel warns of lack of hyphenation patterns for Hebrew

I use TeX Live including the Hebrew package. I've tried to produce a simple TeX file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage [english,hebrew]{babel} \begin{document} שלום \end{document} but I keep ...
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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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Underfull vbox and typearea warnings with Koma-Script and a5paper

I have this in the preamble: \documentclass[a5paper]{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[light,oldstylenums,...
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What causes those warnings and how can I avoid them?

I have a bunch of warnings as follows: l.3387 \end{align} pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier ( name{equation.0.24}) has been already used, duplicate ignored ...
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Memoir mysterious overfull hbox in TOC when mathptmx is used

I'm trying to troubleshoot an overfull hbox warning that arises with some long chapter titles in memoir. I've narrowed it down to the following minimal example. The problem arises with mathptmx but ...
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Apparent conflict when using hyperref and pdfcomment together

There appears to be a conflict with using the hyperref package and pdfcomment. Take the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex,hidelinks]{hyperref} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to include font into document?

I have a template that use Frutiger Font. But I think the font is not correctly included because while generating the document I get various font errors and the last one: LaTeX Font Warning: Some ...
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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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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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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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Overfull hbox warning when including graphics

I'm getting the error: Overfull \hbox (14.34999pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 374--375 [][] | when including graphics files. The files are in EPS format. Below is an example: \begin{figure} \...
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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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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 `OMS/...
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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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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} \usepackage{...
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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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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 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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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}} \end{...
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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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Make warnings more obvious

As a package author, I want people to load my package with a version parameter like \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} I decided to use a warning (and no error) if they did not, because not specifying ...
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warning (pdf backend): pop empty color page stack 0

I've been receiving this warning and for the past several hours (erh, something like 12 hours now). I've been trying to narrow down what's been causing it, but to no avail. I managed to cut down the ...
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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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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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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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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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Why default behavior of section title is to overflow

The question I am asking here is not "how to fix" but rather "why is this the default behavior". For many things, I find that understanding why latex does what it does leads to me being able to write ...
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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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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 ...