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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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Lines run over PDF boundaries? [duplicate]

I have lines of equations that run over the boundary of the PDF, I would like them to fit in the PDF. However, this is what happens instead: I have the code: \documentclass[11pt,fleqn]{article} \...
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Why latex is letting my text goes out of the screen? [duplicate]

I am fixing my thesis template, and on the middle of it I found some texts are going out of the screen, randomly. After hours of work, I could narrow it down to a simple MWE, so I could post a ...
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what does Overfull \hbox (95.6542pt two wide) mean? [duplicate]

I don't know what this warning means Overfull \hbox (95.6542pt two wide) in paragraph at lines 94--95 I added \showboxdepth=\maxdimen \showboxbreadth=\maxdimen from other repost, but the warning ...
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Enforce strict margins for scrbook [duplicate]

I am using the Koma-script book class (scrbook) to draft a manuscript. The publisher has a very strict requirement on the margins of the pages. I define the margins with the DIV command: \...
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Warning message overfull \hbox what does it mean? [duplicate]

When I run my latex the document is set, but it takes a long time and I have lots of warnings like this: Overfull \hbox (4.0pt too wide) has occurred while \output is active What does this mean?
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Why is not the whole text justified? [duplicate]

I am new to LATEX so excuse my ignorance. This his how my Latex code looks like \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage{geometry} \...
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Hello, could you help me to understand the next error? texmaker (Mac) [duplicate]

This is the error!: Overfull \hbox (12.10773pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 13--19 I don´t understand it! It has apareces when i try to compilate with the next document: \documentclass[11pt]{...
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What are underfull hboxes and vboxes and how can I get rid of them?

Often, TeX outputs underfull hbox and vbox warnings when running and in the generated log file. What are these and how can I get rid of them?
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Do I have to care about bad boxes?

When I compile my PDF from LaTeX source, do I have to care about all the messages (currently 28) about 'bad boxes'? The PDF seems fine to me.
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What is the difference between \hspace*{\fill} and \hfill?

In the memoir manual on page 183 ,this example is given: \begin{figure} \centering \hspace*{\fill} {ILLUSTRATION 1} \hfill {ILLUSTRATION 2} \hspace*{\fill} \caption{Example float with two ...
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What is the meaning of \fussy, \sloppy, \emergencystretch, \tolerance, \hbadness?

There are many way to influence line breaking, and avoiding overfulls on long unbreakable pieces of text. I'm puzzled. We are told that using \sloppy document-wide is not good , that an alternative ...
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How to avoid using \sloppy document-wide to fix overfull \hbox problems?

How to avoid using \sloppy document-wide to fix overfull \hbox problems? This is my minimal working example. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[english,ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[a4paper,...
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How to manually set where a word is split?

In my article, words are sometimes split a bit weird. For example: although ev-erywhere isn't wrong, it doesn't read very easily, so I'd like to split it as every-where. How can I do that? I tried ...
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how to suppress “Underfull \vbox (badness 10000) … while \output is active”?

when using an inflexible document class, one is often faced with the warning Underfull \vbox (badness 10000) has occurred while \output is active [] on pages that contain no display math. in ...

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