# underfull \hbox (badness 10000) [duplicate]

Hi i have a a underfull \hbox (badness 10000) error in my bibliography list below but not sure why?

\bibitem{application 1}
\textit{http://www.math.uconn.edu/$\sim$kconrad/blurbs/gradnumthy/mordelleqn1.pdf}
(accessed on 09/01/2016).


could anyone help?

• get rid of \textit and $\sim$ and use \url from the url package then latex will be able to break the line at a / in a URL so will be able to justify the text more easily – David Carlisle Jan 26 '16 at 13:18
• Hi! thanks ive changed it and used the package, it now says badness 3179?? do you have an ideas! \bibitem{trace norm web} K. Conrad \url{math.uconn.edu/~kconrad/blurbs/galoistheory/tracenorm.pdf} (accessed on 22/11/2015). \bibitem{application 1} K. Conrad \url{math.uconn.edu/~kconrad/blurbs/gradnumthy/mordelleqn1.pdf} (accessed on 09/01/2016). – Francesca Alsina Jan 26 '16 at 13:44
• I have re-tagged your question since it does not really seem to be about biblatex, but rather a more manual way to create the bibliography. An MWE would help us reproduce the actual error. Note that line breaking of URLs is always a very delicate matter (maybe even more so in the bibliography). – moewe Jan 26 '16 at 15:22
• URLs in the bibliography are often quite difficult to handle. For some hints, see e.g. here, here or here. – hbaderts Jan 26 '16 at 15:24

I always set a bibliography with long URLs ragged right:

\usepackage{ragged2e}
...

{\RaggedRight
\begin{thebibliography}{...}
\bibitem{application 1}
...
\end{thebibliography}%
}


Or for a bib created by bibtex

\usepackage{ragged2e}
...

{\RaggedRight
\bibliographystyle{...}
\bibliography{...}%
}


or for biber

\usepackage{ragged2e}
\usepackage{biblatex}