{warnings} is about dealing with and (hopefully) getting rid of compiler warnings.

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Memoir : Warnings “The material used in the headers is too large” w/ accented titles

With memoir class, the default headers height seems unsuitable for accented titles of chapter/section. The result doesn't look strange, but Warnings The material used in the headers is too large (14....
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Arsclassica and annoying warnings

I always get annoying warnings when using arsclassica package. This is a MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} % KOMA class \usepackage{arsclassica} % improve classicthesis \usepackage[english]{babel} \...
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Bibtex “didn't find a database entry”

I'm having issues creating citations in my document. My text file states: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[round]{natbib} \begin{document} Their long-term aid \citet{Haggarty:01} \...
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How can I browse the unresolved references? [duplicate]

When I compile with LaTeX (emacs+AUCTeX), I get the following warning: LaTeX: there were unresolved references, {52} pages I know that I have some \ref{somefuturething} here and there, and I would ...
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How print error or warning messages in the main document with LaTeX without using TeX code?

I simply want to print out some warning and error messages in some cases. I only find solutions using TeX-code (makeatletter...) or inside package code (\PackageError). For the latter one I wasn't ...
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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: \begin{table}[!...
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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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Errors/Warnings in LaTeX Output

I use Vim to edit LaTeX documents and pdflatex to compile the documents. One problem with using pdflatex is that it takes time to go through the output to see if there is any warning/errors. Sometimes,...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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 ...