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Temporarily increase the limit on space size?

I often see those warnings about "overfull \hbox" when I'm preparing my document. Because the document is still in the early stage, I see no point in correcting them on-the-spot - since the document ...
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Difference between bookmark levels greater than one - what does this mean?

When compiling my LaTeX file, I received this warning message. Though I got the PDF file, I still want to know why this warning comes and how to fix it. It occurs in this line. \paragraph{Plane ...
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KOMA warning about ToC

Lately I've noticed the following warning from KOMA when I compile my documents: Class scrreprt Warning: \float@addtolists detected! (scrreprt) You should use the features of package ...
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Linux Libertine O and Linux Biolinum O not found

I have TeX Live 2011. I set \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} \setsansfont{Linux Biolinum O} but I get a warning that these fonts are not found! If I try ...
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How do you effectively debug overfull \hbox warnings?

I still haven't found out how to effectively solve Overfull \hbox (0.80913pt too wide) has occurred while \output is active warnings. For instance, this piece of latex generates such a warning and I ...
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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 It says that the command \Bbb is obsolete and I should use \mathbb instead.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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\textbullet and CM sans serif: font shape undefined

The following example \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \sffamily \textbullet \end{document} gives me the warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OMS/cmss/m/n' undefined (Font) ...
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Overfull \hbox error on a blank line in LaTeX?

I'm getting really confused by this. In my code, line 39 is completely blank, there's no errors anywhere else and everything fits in the margins yet I'm still getting an Overfull \hbox (34.204pt too ...
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Do I have to care about bad boxes?

When I compile my PDF from LaTeX source, do I have to care about all the messages (currently 28) about 'bad boxes'? The PDF seems fine to me.
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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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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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Warning when loading a LaTeX package

I'm new to LaTeX, and I can't work out why I'm getting a warning when adding a package I downloaded (from the MATLAB website called mcode.sty). Here is my code, \usepackage{myFolder/mcode}. I put ...
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underfull \vbox

What do the following messages mean? LaTeX Font Info: Try loading font information for U+msa on input line 205. ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.8\tex\latex\amsfonts\umsa.fd" File: umsa.fd ...
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XeLaTeX warning: Redefining document command \oldstylenums with arg. spec. 'm'

I updated my MiKTeX to the newest version a few days ago, and after this when I compile documents with the fontspec package included, there's a warning. For example: \documentclass{article} ...
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TeX Gyre Pagella and itemize enviroment gives font warnings

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tgpagella} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item test1 \item test2 \item test3 \end{itemize} \end{document} Compiling the above minimal LaTeX file ...
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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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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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Unused global option (cleardoublepage=plain)

I know that some of the Unused global option(s) LaTeX warnings can be resolved including some packages (as in here). Specifically, How can I get rid of the following warning? LaTeX Warning: Unused ...
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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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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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underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph

Why do I get the message: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 107--108 I want a blank line between the problem name and the table, but if I use \\ or \newline along with a ...
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Can I make latexmk quieter?

I'm using latexmk -quiet, and while it suppresses most status messages, there are still a few irrelevant messages that it gives me: $ latexmk -pdf -silent document.tex Latexmk: Run number 1 of rule ...
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How can I get rid of an Underfull \hbox message in my macro?

I can't find the reason for getting this message: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph This is my test case: \newcommand{\ruler}{\noindent\rule[1ex]{\textwidth}{1pt}\\} ...
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Stop bibtex from complaining about an empty note

When I bibtex foo.tex the following foo.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{natbib} \bibliographystyle{plainnat} \begin{document} \cite{citation1} \bibliography{foo} \end{document} with this ...
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Why am I getting overfull with this parcolumns lstlisting?

I'm sure this is a simple question but would anybody be able to point out to me why the following generates overfull \hbox errors for the two \colchunk macros? It doesn't appear LaTeX needs to do any ...
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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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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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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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Filtering font substitution warnings caused by the combination of lmodern and tipa

This question is a follow-up to Combining lmodern and tipa: I tried to filter the harmless warnings that occur when using tipa with the Latin Modern font. Doing so crashes both pdflatex and regular ...
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Is there a way to force LaTeX to issue a warning if a figure is never referenced? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get LaTeX to warn about unreferenced figures? In my document I have several figures, most of which I created references for (using \ref{}) immediately after I ...
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How can I get rid of the LaTeX warning: Float too large for page?

In my document, I have figures that have a rather long caption. The code I use to include them looks like this: \begin{figure} \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{../fig.pdf} ...
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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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Avoid hyperref warnings in moderncv [closed]

Whenever I compile a CV with moderncv, I get four warnings by hyperref. There don't seem to be any serious problems connected to them, yet they bug me. I like my documents to compile without warnings. ...
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Is there really something wrong with using the caption package for \ContinuedFloat?

In my question How to create an unnumbered algorithm with a caption?, a nice solution was suggested using \ContinuedFloat, from the caption package. However, when I use it, I get: Package caption ...
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Design size mismatch warning when using the eco package

I'm using the eco package and am getting the following warning: design size mismatch in local font ecrm2074 in virtual font ecorm2074.vf ignored. when compiling the following MWE: ...
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Bibtex: I didn't find a database entry for

I have a very large tex file and a very large bib file. When I run (xelatex, bibtex) I get several warnings like this: Database file #1: Thesis.bib Warning--I didn't find a database entry for "Jag08" ...
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Warning: No -m.map found for TS1

I'm using the cmap package, the mmap package and the textcomp package along with them and I'm getting the following error when trying to include the \copyright symbol: Package mmap Warning: !!! No ...
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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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Mysterious empty page + subsequent “Overfull \vbox has occurred while \output is active” during a long string of sectioning commands

Document in question: http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/nJhaYvfN Page 3 is typeset as a blank page, while page 4 has the overfull (by almost 160pts!) \vbox during a long string of sectioning commands.
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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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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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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 place a # character in a message?

How can I place a # symbol inside of a \PackageWarning inside of a macro definition? I tried: \PackageWarning{package}{# or \# or \string# or \hash} but either ## or unknown (for \hash) or Illegal ...
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Use of marginpar: problems with Underfull \hbox

I'm using the latex commnad \marginpar{}, however for some reason I get the warning: Underfull \hbox <badness 10000> in paragraph ... each time I create a comment on the margin. Is there ...
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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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Can I have the \overfullrule rule colored in pdfLaTeX?

I know that I can use \overfullrule=5pt to get overfull lines marked with a black marker. I am using pdfLaTeX. Is there a way I can get this marker or something similar in magenta instead?
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biblatex month field

I've been nagged by a couple of people now to convert my faith to biblatexism. I tried it all in one go, and it screwed the pooch rather on my 250 page document. I'm trying it in parts with a trial ...
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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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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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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)} ...