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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 ...
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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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Alternative to \rm

Is there any alternative latex syntax to the defunct \rm? I am using LaTeX2e and so I have a long list of warnings whenever I execute my .tex document.
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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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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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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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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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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): ...
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Disable printing of fonts/packages during compilation - from the compiled file

I just read this: Disable printing of fonts/packages to STDOUT and I was wondering whether the same could be effected somehow from the .tex file being compile (probably you would want to do this ...
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Is there any harm in “known incorrect sRGB profile” warning from dvips?

This is what I get from stderr stream when compiling with lualatex under MikTex 2.9: This is dvips(k) 5.993 Copyright 2013 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com) ' TeX output 2014.06.27:1240' ...
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Error in citation gives “?” sign instead of displaying the number in square bracket such as [3 ] etc [duplicate]

I am getting "?" sing during citation in latex file after converging in pdf. what is the cause? pls suggest me the cause of error at my email address buddhisapkota@yahoo.com
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How to avoid overfull \hbox warning when using tabularx with \textwidth?

Question How do I avoid the warning Overfull \hbox (10.95003pt too wide) in paragraph at lines [...] produced by the following document? \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrartcl} ...
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How to fix figure caption while using lmodern

To remove the warnings, Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available(Font) size <5> substituted Size substitutions with differences(Font) up to 1.0pt have occurred. I used the ...
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Package biblatex Warning: Data encoding is 'utf8'. Use backend=biber

After a few days break I went back to working on a report. When I tried to compile I got the following warning: Package biblatex Warning: Data encoding is 'utf8'. (biblatex) Use ...
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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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Can't silence a pdftex “PDF inclusion: multiple PDFs with page group” error

I am having an issue with PDFs generatied in Inkscape. If multiple files generated in this way are included on a single page I get the following error: pdfTeX warning: pdflatex.exe (file ...
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Issues with pgf package: “There is no … in font nullfont” but no tkzpicture usage

I am trying to use a template listed here: http://people.debian.org/~dburrows/resume-cls.html but the pdf output is all nonsense, with a few bullet points and random lines - but no text. I think ...
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What does 'Label multiply defined' mean?

I'm trying to compile this book https://forja.rediris.es/projects/guia-wxmaxima/ I'm using MiKTeX, TeXstudio, and in the build options I have the default compiler pdfLaTeX. So my question is, why ...
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How to visualize the underfull box in final output PDF files

I am finalizing a document. There are a few underfull vbox I just cannot figure out where they are. Sometimes it is easy to figure out which page is underfull vbox from the log file, but sometimes it ...
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How to see errors and warnings in WinEdt

I am writing my thesis and I want to check my warnings and errors. How I can run pdf by command prompt ? I want to see my errors and warnings.
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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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Hyperref causing warning with table of contents, list of figures and list of tables

I receive the following warning and managed to figure out that these were due to some interplay between the hyperref package and the commands \tableofcontents, \listoftables and \listoffigures (the ...
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hyperref + subequations warnings

This is a follow up question to How to hide known warnings? Recently I decide to stop ignoring LaTeX warnings :), and start trying to discover what's behind them and how to avoid them in future ...
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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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Overfull \vbox and wrong page layout

I know there are plenty of questions about this kind of warning but I've not been able to find my answer in any of them. I've used a code to avoid \cleardoublepage and \clearpage after every ...
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texshade package - cannot get rid of undefined font shape

I use the texshade package and am unable to get rid of this font shape undefine warning LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/sf/m/n' undefined (Font) using `T1/cmr/m/n' instead on input ...
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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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New warning on Console

I've just started getting the following warning (or rather, two warnings) on my console: ** WARNING ** Too thin line: width=655 (0.00995717 bp) ** WARNING ** Please consider using "-d" option. What ...
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Overfull hbox in biblatex

I just ran into a problem using biblatex with a long author and title: The output extends past the right margin of my text, because biblatex does not insert a linebreak before the date. Please see the ...
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Warning message “no argument after \section” in Texlipse

I have been trying to get a particular format for section headings in Texlipse using the following code. \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\section}[block]{\bfseries\filcenter} ...
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Token not allowed in a PDF string: hyperref warning affecting the bookmarks in the PDF [duplicate]

I have written a text in documentclass book and I have quite a lot of maths into subsections titles. These titles are of course correctly rendered in the pdf page but are not in the bookmarks: for ...
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Citation warnings - Citation 'bibtexkey' on page 7 undefined.

Hey so I am having issues with my citations. I am getting multiple warnings for a number of my citations saying: Citation `Bibtexkey' on page 6 undefined. Some of my citations are fine while others ...
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How to put \ast in bookmark?

I need \section{\texorpdfstring{$V^\ast$}{V\textasciicircum\ast}} but \ast yields a warning.
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Citation warnings - Citation 'bibtexkey' on page '_' undefined [duplicate]

Hey I am still having issues with my citations. It is the very last thing I need to do before my thesis is complete, but I have to turn in in by Thursday! I am getting multiple warnings for a number ...
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How to diagnose a permanent “Label(s) may have changed” warning?

I'm getting the following warning: LaTeX Warning: Label(s) may have changed. Rerun to get cross-references right. The problem is, it doesn't go away after rerunning (any number of times). The ...
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warning: pdflatex> libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile

when including .png converted with Photoshop CS6 to grayscale I get a warning "warning: pdflatex> libpng warning: iCCP: known incorrect sRGB profile" to be precise, I get 36 of this warnings ;-) ...
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Table containing symbols in a fixed-width column results in underfull hbox

As part of a large table I have a column where each row contains a number of variables/symbols. The column should have a fixed width to fit the rest of the table. The problem is that the collection of ...
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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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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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Warning Undefined citation from bibtex (export from Mendeley)

I have problems when compiling my code. Latex tells me it is the piece of code shown below. The bibtex file seems to have the correct format (I exported it from Mendeley) but LaTeX gives me a warning ...
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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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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 do you suppress specific warnings generated by pdflatex?

A lot of the times I get warnings like "hbox overfull" when a specific part of my document is meant to be extra wide on purpose --> so I am purposefully violating the default width threshold. Or to ...
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Glossaries conflict with memoir

I am having an issue with glossaries producing the warning when used with the memoir class Package glossaries Warning: overriding `theglossary' environment on input line 4761. A minimum working ...
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What does this error mean in Mathtools-colon?

I have not been able to produce the minimal example, but I get this error * LaTeX warning: "xparse/redefine-command" * * Redefining document command \oldstylenums with arg. spec. 'm' on line 128. ...
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LaTeX Warning: Empty `thebibliography' environment on input line 3

I have a problem with my bibliography. Though my bib file is not empty, I get the message that it is. Also my .bbl file is empty. This is my document: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{Thesis} ...
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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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How to detect overfull and underfull hbox without triggering the warning?

I need a LaTeX macro which can be used by this: \IfFull{TEXT}{THEN}{ELSE} It would typeset TEXT in a \vbox (which it will discard), and if there was an overfull hbox or an underfull hbox, it would ...
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How to get rid of a particular PDFLaTeX warning?

I am writing my bachelor's thesis and I want for the first pages (title, table of contents, abstract) to be numbered with roman numbers, and the rest of the pages with arabic numbers. I have almost ...
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Overfull hbox using biblatex

Here's my MWE (this is an actual bibliography item, the draft option is there to show the overfull hbox): \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{x.bib} ...