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Warning when using a command as label argument for a list?

I'm having difficulties with a list where the label is defined as a command. Below is a minimal example: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \newcommand{\myLabel}{1)} ...
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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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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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nag complains about \centerline in environment “shaded” from package framed

Running this with Miktex, pdflatex, Windows, TeXnicCenter, everything fully up to date: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[l2tabu]{nag} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{framed} ...
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Problem with hyperref's pagebackref, modroman and thebibliography

Following @yiannis-lazarides comment here, I decided to use the modroman package for my frontmatters. In my actual project I don't have that many references, and thus decided to use the ...
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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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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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How to avoid overfull \hbox warning? [closed]

The following code compiles but throws this error/warning : Overfull \hbox (7.65448pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 21--21 Visually there is nothing wrong though, and the box does not cross the ...
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tabularx: underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in alignment

I'd like to have table of 15cm with fixed-width cells. I use tabularx package. For some reason, the following code gives underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in alignment . What causes this warning? How ...
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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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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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Multiply defined label warnings when using Subcaption in a Tikz picture

In an earlier question, I asked how to create zoomed highlights of a larger image automatically. User Jake provided an excellent solution using TikZ. However, when subcaptions and hyperref are added ...
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LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item [closed]

I am writing my thesis using a LaTeX template. When I tried to import my references, I got the following errors when I texifyed my thesis.tex: This is BibTeX, Version 0.99d (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) The ...
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How to reset the question number for different sections in exam class without getting multiply defined labels

This is the minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{exam} \begin{document} \section{ONE} \begin{questions} \question First question \question Second questoion \end{questions} ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I fix this overfull hbox?

\documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{chemfig} \usepackage[margin=1.2in]{geometry} \newcommand{\chem}{\setatomsep{2em}\chemfig} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item[--] 1$^\circ$ Alcohol ...
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Removing an “Overfull \vbox” message caused by a nested table

I am trying to typeset a nested table, like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bigstrut} \usepackage{multirow} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|lll|} \hline A & \multirow{2}{*}{ ...
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Warnings and errors highlighting when compiling in Bash environment

I'm processing a large document, using Latexmk in a Bash environment. It would be very helpful if error and warning messages were somehow highlighted or coloured, in order to facilitate spotting them. ...
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Font shape undefined despite using either or both of fix-cm and lmodern

My document begins: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \RequirePackage[l2tabu, orthodox]{nag} \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} % TODO 12pt Nevertheless, I get errors: LaTeX Font Info: Font shape ...
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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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Warning message: “The marginal notes overrun the paper”

\documentclass[english]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} ...
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PDFLatex Halt on Warning/Typesetting Error

I'm using vim to write my latex and have a makefile that simply runs PDFLatex on the main TeX file. The output from this is often incredibly dense and difficult to parse with the human eye. What's ...
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pgfplots in combination with gnuplot requires additional semicolon

I have the following example which produces a klein bottle. Whatever I compile with the option --shell-escape and I get the following warning: "<file>.pgf-plot.gnuplot", line 2: ';' expected ...
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Overfull vbox with scrbook and setspacing

The following MWE gives me a lot of badbox warnings Overfull \vbox (1.39674pt too high) has occurred while \output is active [] with always the same value of 1.39674pt. It seems to be related to the ...
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xfrac + siunitx gives me a font warning

I'm using mathpazo and the AMS math packages, and I just started using xfrac for the \sfrac command. However, now when I use \sfrac (or when I set siunitx to use it), I get this output: LaTeX Font ...
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Warnings ignored if written in a custom auxiliary file (but not if written in .aux file)

For the class I'm working on, I'd like to display some warnings very early in the .log files. Writing the corresponding \ClassWarning or \ClassWarningNoLine commands in: the .aux file is okay but ...
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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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nag [l2tabu] and \phantomsubcaption

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 a \phantomsubcaption, from the subcaption ...
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Multiply defined labels with \usebox

I want to duplicate some content without re-defining its labels. For example, \newbox{\foobox} \sbox{\foobox}{\vbox{\section{Foo}\label{sec:foo}} \usebox{\foobox} \usebox{\foobox} will emit a ...
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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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minitoc package: overfull \hbox

Does anyone of you know how to format a ToC created with the minitoc package in LaTeX? My problem is that I always get the following warning: ./hauptdokument.mtc.1:21:Overfull \hbox (2.83262 pt too ...
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Using 'xfrac' with 'mathrsfs'

I'm attempting to move from the nicefrac package to xfrac. The following source compiles, but with a warning: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xfrac} \usepackage{mathrsfs} ...
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Abstract page problems

I am using a report document classe. I have an abstract and an acknowledgement sections before the toc. This is my definition for Acknowledgements. I took it from someplace in the web, so there might ...
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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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Compile warning regarding fonts

A MWE of my code is this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=0.7in, bottom=1.2in, left=0.8in, right=0.8in]{geometry} \setlength{\parindent}{0cm} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} ...
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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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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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Hyperref warning when using amsthm and enumerate

hyperref gives the warning that something has been referenced but it doesn't exist. When I use the enumerate (or an itemize) list, I get the warning. Here is the minimal working example (MWE): ...
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LaTeX Warning About Height, \hbox, and \vbox, and ht

I am compiling a LaTeX document on Ubuntu and I am getting those warnings, errors, or whatever. Any idea about them? Package hyperref Warning: Height of page (\paperheight) is invalid (0.0pt), ...
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Can I mark an internal function or variable as 'not documented' in l3doc?

There are several internal variables I use that I do not see a need to document in the user-interface section, but I want to explain in the implementation. I'd really like to remove the warnings ...
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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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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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How reduce badbox sensitivity locally?

In my document I have a Underfull \vbox (badness 2662). I want to ingnore this specific badbox but none of the others. Therefore, I want to make LaTeX locally less sensitive to badboxes. I tried ...
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“warning: Text page X contains only floats.” How to suppress this warning?

When there are only floats on page, I get the following message: "warning: Text page X contains only floats.". I'd like to suppress this warning. I know that I could use p parameter: ...
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Post-filtering output that I can't seem to pre-filter with silence package

I have a book that was producing 20,000 lines of output to stdout when I compiled it with pdflatex. I did the following to reduce the output: \RequirePackage{silence} ...
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Did the source code of The LaTeX Companion compile with no warnings and no bad-boxes?

Not only out of curiosity, but also to know the extent to which one should delegate the document arrangement to LaTeX! And how much is too much for "manual work"
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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 ...