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Biblatex Warning: No driver for entry type 'standard' [duplicate]

In one of my papers I reference an ISO standard using the @STANDARD entry type, e.g.: @STANDARD{GML2007, title = {ISO 19136 (GML 3.2.1)}, organization = {International Organization for ...
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Issues with inserting bibliography from Mendeley

I am new to LaTeX. I cannot import a saved bibliography from Mendeley to my LaTeX file. My current code reads this in the preamble:- \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{natbib} \...
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Label `split of ad' multiply defined

I’m receiving the following warning in Line 1: Label split of ad multiply defined. I don't know what it means since in line 1 there is only \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article}
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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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Over-specification in `h'-direction? [duplicate]

I am new to Latex and got the following template from my university. When I try 'build and view' in Texstudio, sometimes it works, but most of the time I get the warning "Over-specification in `h'-...
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How do I fix a Cannot Run error?

So I am trying to preview my Latex file as a pdf, so when I click pdf preview, an warning pops up stating, Cannot run: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Maxthon\Bin\Maxthon.exe" "C:\Users\Joe\Documents\Sample(...
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Question mark or bold citation key instead of citation number

I've browsed the forums and found a number of posts that have addressed this issue, but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I have the following script that I just copied from the bibtex home ...
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Use latexmk to filter the log file

I am usually using latexmk in a split shell with my code on the left and latexmk in -pvc mode on the right. When using some packages which themselves load a lot of other packages (think beamer) the ...
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Undefined Reference Errors in Miktex [on hold]

I have been getting weird undefined reference errors to 'Last Page' that point to the line corresponding to my end{document}. I have no idea what this means, but in any case, here is a minimum working ...
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Number of nested environments in a two-column document

When you use a two-column document does the number of nested list environments you can place gets reduced? I thought that you could use 6 nested environments before LaTeX "complain" about being too ...
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Warning “Command \underbar has changed”

I am using the following code and I get the warning Command \underbar has changed. What does this mean? How do I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{unicode-math} \...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{choice.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored

when compiling the following document: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amsbsy,amssymb,amsthm,cases,blkarray,mathrsfs,amsrefs,amsfonts,latexsym} \usepackage{enumerate,enumitem,textcomp,...
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pdfTeX warning (ext4): destination with the same identifier (name{choice.1}) has been already used, duplicate ignored [duplicate]

when compiling the following document: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amsbsy,amssymb,amsthm,cases,blkarray,mathrsfs,amsrefs,amsfonts,latexsym} \usepackage{enumerate,enumitem,textcomp,...
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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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Warning “No positions in optional float specifier.”

I am writing a LaTeX document, and received the warning No positions in optional float specifier. However, the problem is LaTeX did not point me to where does the warning come from, therefore I ...
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What does this bad box signify? And how to get rid of it?

I'm trying to compile some notes I've written using Latex (WinEdit 9.1 + MikeTex 2.9.5845 + Latex: AMS Article). Although it has compiled (when I select Compile on the Accessories menu), there is ...
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What does “overfull hbox” mean?

I often see output from TeX with the warning overfull hbox, badness 10000. What does this message mean?
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Cast a custom warning during compilation [duplicate]

I want to have a command in (XeLa)TeX cast a warning when compiled, is there a way to do this? The following code should cast a warning like "User warned `text' in line 4" (the line reference is ...
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Overfull \hbox warning in tabular

I have the following table: \documentclass[border=3mm]{standalone} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs,multirow} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{stackengine} \begin{document} ...
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TeX Gyre Pagella and itemize environment 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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Automatically add \texorpdfstring for math-mode in section titles

I'm receiving a ton of warnings á la "token not allowed in a pdf string", since most of my section titles contain math (see this post here: Hyperref - Token not allowed or here: Hyperref warning - ...
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Techniques and packages to keep up with good practices

Question What techniques and packages are there to keep up with good practices? What I already know I already know of the following packages for this kind of purpose: \RequirePackage[l2tabu,...
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What is a “Overfull \hbox (9.89561pt too wide)”?

I have this warnings around, some of them seems to be solved naturally but I never really understand what do they mean. What this means? Edit: I would like to keep the question in more general terms,...
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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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No backend warning in TexMaker text

There are two errors over line 1 of my text 1) No "backend" specified, using Biber backend 2) 'babel/polyglossia' detected but 'csquotes' missing. here is a sample of the document \...
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Biblatex - End Occurred when \iftrue on line n was incomplete [closed]

I've been trying to troubleshoot this warning I've been getting: (\end occurred when \iftrue on line n was incomplete) where n is always the line containing \begin{document}, and I've ripped ...
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How to put a line-break in section heading?

I have some section headings occupying two lines and I'm not satisfied with the way XeLaTeX breaks the heading. If I manually add \\ the output looks fine, but I get the following warning: [hyperref] ...
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How to remove the warnings “Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available” and “Size substitutions with differences” in beamer?

LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available LaTeX Font Warning: Size substitutions with differences I am using the files from http://www.poirrier.be/~jean-etienne/...
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Hyperref: destination with the same identifier (…) has been already used, duplicate ignored

From the MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \newsubfloat{figure} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[h] \subbottom[Image A]{\includegraphics[width=0.5\...
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When running Bibtex with a statement that has a comma at the end, this is obscuring real problems

When I run bibtex on document with a citation such as \cite{European00Presidency} and the .bib entry looks like this: @MISC{European00Presidency, author = {European Council,}, title = {...
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Multiple PDFs with page group included in a single page warning

I updated TeX Live to the Ubuntu Quantal version (2012.20120611-4) and I suddenly got this warning: PDF inclusion: multiple pdfs with page group included in a single page This is a minimal ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in .sty

I reasearched a lot of advice on the undefull box problem. But nothing I tried solved the problem. I wrote a .sty file for a certain formatting and get this warning for every occurrence of this markup:...
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How to avoid overfull and underfull boxes?

I can't solve my problem with overfull and underfull hboxes and vboxes. \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{subfiles} \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \usepackage{color} \usepackage{tabularx} \...
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How to avoid underfull \hbox when using subfigures?

When compiling the MWE below with pdflatex, I get the warnings Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 26--27 and Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 36--37. I tried ...
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Undefined citation warnings

When I compile my document I get warnings of the form: Package natbib Warning: Citation `xxxxx' on page y undefined on input line z. This problem does fix itself eventually when the compiler ...
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Replace undefined reference ?? with custom text?

I'm using luatex and the cleverref package while writing a large document. I often only want to compile only parts of it, but I'd like my output to be a little nicer when I only compile a single ...
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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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Warning: layout scale set to 0.5 on input line

When I compile my dissertation, I have the warning: ./thesis.tex:54: Layout scale set to 0.5 on input line 54. Line 54 contains \begin{document}. The root project file thesis.tex, even just the ...
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Why are missing characters reported as warnings and not errors?

In the following example, the PDF compiles without error using xelatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} \...
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Fixing overfull `\vbox`

With the code: $$A=\msq{\mat{ccccc} 2 & -1 & & \multi[2][2]{\Huge{$0$}} \\ -1& 2 & -1 \\ & \ddots & \ddots & \ddots \\ \multi[2][2]{\Huge{$0$}} & \ddots & \...
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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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Overfull \hbox when inserting citation in blockquote

I am inserting a \blockquote in my document but when adding a citation at the end of it (with a \hfill to make it right-aligned), I get an Overfull \hbox. This only happens using xelatex which I'm ...
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Reference to not yet written object (supress warnings)

Is there a way to make references to not yet written code? Basically I just want to supress warnings that appear, when I write \ref{}, cause I happen to have references to things, that will come ...
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minipage wrapping tabularx overfull box

The line Zur Erläuterung der... should introduce the following list. This produces an underfull hbox and I just can't get rid of it. To keep the content together on one page I found the solution in ...
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tabularx with dynamic columns and much text ends up in under- and overfull boxes

I wrote two tabulars which faces kind of the same problem. They end up in a mess of under- and overfull boxes. I noticed many under- and overfull boxes threads here, but I wasn able to fix it yet. ...
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Underfull \hbox (or \vbox) and Overfull \hbox (or \vbox)

I'm currently using the dis class with strong requirements on text with and text heigth. After compilation of my latex file I got a lot of warnings of the following kinds Underfull \hbox (badness ...
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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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Can glossaries provide warnings when a glossary entry is used but not included in the glossary?

glossaries supports cross-referenced entries. In particular, if I use one glossary entry in another and only include the second explicitly in my document, glossaries can still figure out that it ...
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Does pdfTex produce warnings when it doesn't find the word hyphenation pattern?

In my document I use babel package and load several languages for correct hyphenation. \usepackage[icelandic, latin, czech]{babel} I add manually words that babel package doesn't know. \begin{...
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How do I get warning when a label is not defined but we are refering?

I am writing a lecture notes for M.Sc Students... The first chapter was prepared some months ago and I forgot that the places that I have referred a particular example/exercise given in the first ...