The following mwe




Compiled with:

 This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 


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after updating to texlive 2015

This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16

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Zeile 6: Overfull \hbox (5736.69446pt too wide) in paragraph

I would like to define a width for all my figures, is this expected behavior?


1 Answer 1


If I compile with TeX Live 2014, adding \showthe\linewidth, I get


With TeX Live 2015, instead, I get


This is apparently due to a change in KOMA-Script classes. On the other hand, it doesn't make much sense to set the length to 0.75\linewidth in the preamble, because \linewidth is a length that varies in the document.

You probably want


so \testlength can take the current value of \linewidth. Or, if you want the length to be three quarters of the text width, do


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