I am writing my thesis and have a lot of align* environments inside an enumerate environment. I have to use align* environment as I have huge math equations which are split over multiple lines. However often the text goes out of the margins without even showing a warning. Why is this happening and how to avoid it? Here is an example



\item  No warning
\item But we see warning here

and also here


In the very latest version of amsmath you do get a warning from the first

Overfull \hbox (20.35115pt too wide) detected at line 11

triggered by

addmargin, enumerate and align* miss an overfull hbox

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  • Thanks! I am using texshop in mac. Do you know how to force texshop to use the latest version of amsmath? – Siddhant Apr 2 '18 at 23:19
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    texshop is just the editor, if you have texlive 2017 you should be able to update using tlmgr or I understand the mac has a front end called tex manager or some similar name (I don't have a mac:-) – David Carlisle Apr 2 '18 at 23:21
  • Ok Thanks! I'll try to update otherwise I will just post the code at the start. Thanks so much! – Siddhant Apr 2 '18 at 23:25

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