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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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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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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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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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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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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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Floats shortly after they have been \ref-erenced; Warn otherwise

In my thesis I have a many floating figures which I then reference using \ref. I use flafter to ensure that they do not appear before they are defined in the source code (See Force floats to be ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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hyperref warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string (PDFDocEncoding): removing `\OT1\o'

I'm starting to learn LaTeX using MiKTeX, but I'm stuck with a problem, that I hope you guys can help me with. Using the document class memoir and a bunch of different package for graphics and page ...
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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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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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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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list: overfull error

I'm getting error: Overfull \hbox (11.66551pt too wide) in paragraph Code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verbatim} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{url} % typeset URL's reasonably ...
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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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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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Duplicate identifier, subfig and hyperref

Why does LaTeX complain about destination with the same identifier (name{subfigure.1.2}) has been already used, duplicate ignored with this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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 ...
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Warning message overfull \hbox what does it mean? [duplicate]

When I run my latex the document is set, but it takes a long time and I have lots of warnings like this: Overfull \hbox (4.0pt too wide) has occurred while \output is active What does this mean? ...
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floatfoot with ffigbox gives warning

I use a (I believe correct setup) of floatrow, to generate multiple subfigures, which uses \ffigbox and I would like to use \floatfoot to generate a longer text below the caption for the group of ...
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How to get rid of “multiply defined” label warning?

I have used \label{rt} command 7 times in my manuscript for seven figures. It is showing a warning message of "LaTeX warning: Label '{rt}' multiply defined". How to remove the warning?
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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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Different citation colour for page number [duplicate]

I try to cite a specific page in LaTeX using the following command: \cite[p.~42]{Friedberg1995}. I use colorlinks and I have set a blue colour for my citations. After the compilation takes place I ...
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biblatex won't compile with XeLaTeX and print bibliography

I have been testing out biblatex to get more control over the bibliography format that you get from BibTeX. Therefore I have been trying to get this to compile. The problem is that bibliography does ...
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Can I silence pdfpages output?

The pdfpages package does not seem to have either a verbose or quiet option. I am compiling a big document and the include messages from pdfpages are obscuring the warnings from other places in the ...
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How to automatically detect overfull \hboxes for inline maths mode

I am trying to create a macro which should have the following behaviour: Write the mathematical expression with the inline mode \( \) if it doesn't give rise to an overfull \hbox warning, Write the ...
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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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Is there any way to specify a “TO DO” in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I'm writing my degree thesis in LaTeX and I have some chapters and sections which I didn't write yet. Is there any way to put a tag to specify that there is a TO DO there so I remember to fill it ? ...
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Strange behaviour of \sbox

This question consists of two related parts. I already solved the original problem but still don't understand where it came from or why the solution works. I use the subcaption package so I can place ...
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Occasional overfull \vbox warnings [closed]

Depending on the value of \aeheight I may or may not get Overfull \vbox errors. I don't understand why. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=0.5in,landscape]{geometry} \usepackage{multicol} ...
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Badbox in TexnicCenter.. How to solve it? [duplicate]

After compiling my Project in Latex, I got 206 badboxes of all the types you want. However, I can only see the reference of the Badbox, for example: Underfull \hbox (badness 1607) in paragraph at ...
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Suppress natbib warnings

The output of pdflatex is filled with lines like this: Package natbib Warning: Citation `lee2004calder' on page 15 undefined on input line 207. I'm aware that the citation is undefined, and at some ...
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Using Inkscape “pdf+latex” pictures: “pdfTex warning: PDF inclusion: multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page” [duplicate]

When I include multiple pictures produced in Inkscape and saved as pdf+latex in one page I get the warning: pdflatex> pdfTex warning: pdflatex.exe (file D:/..... .pdf): PDF inclusion: multiple ...
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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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Automating Error Detection of pfdlatex

Background: I have numerous individual files that need to be compiled, so am using a script to do that with the following options: set PDFLATEX_OPTIONS = "\ --file-line-error \ ...
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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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No support for \ordinal for language 'UKenglish'

I get this warning: No support for \ordinal for language 'UKenglish' on input line xxx The input line refers to the generated *.toc file: \contentsline ...
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Removing overfull and underfull box warnings [closed]

Always when I want to prepare a document with LaTeX I receive different warnings including underfull and overfull but I don't know how I can handle these warnings. As you can see here I have two ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any way to generate custom errors/warnings in LaTeX?

I want something like \ifmmode\else\GenerateWarning{The command \backslash uzuka is supported only in math mode.}\fi, which is supposed to generate a warning "The command \uzuka is supported only in ...
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Underfull hbox in tabular

I'm trying to make a table with fixed column widths. Cells in the first column will generally not have enough text to require a line break within the cell. The second column's cells will quite often ...