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Disable Hyphenation by adjusting word spacing [duplicate]

I drafted a thesis in MS Word, using block sentence formatting. It looks very nice. Of course, for the final version, I'm going to use Latex, however when transitioning from MS Word to tex, pdftex (...
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What does “overfull hbox” mean? (Why is there a black mark at the end of a line?)

I often see output from TeX with the warning overfull hbox, badness 10000. What does this message mean?
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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 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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Is there really no better solution to “Overfull \hbox” than adding a line break?

I am going through a rather long book to resolve the Overfull \hbox problem. Here is an example: varies greatly from organization to organization, team to team, and manager to manager. Innovation ...
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How to avoid \parskip being applied to \listoffigures etc.?

Follow-up question of Why are \listof{}{} and \listoffigures styled differently?... With the issue mentioned above I finally managed to design my \listof{}{} and \listoffigures as desired but one ...
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Why graphics do not respect the end of line?

I see this all the time, inline graphics (in this case tikz picture) do not obey line breaks and flow like a word. In this example document, there are no forces new lines and the picture sticks out ...
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Lines with texttt reach into the page border, how to prevent?

MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \RequirePackage[utf8]{inputenc} \RequirePackage[T1]{fontenc} \RequirePackage[a4paper,includeheadfoot,inner=2.4cm,outer=2cm,top=1.78cm,bottom=1.5cm,twoside,headheight=1....
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Long word wont go to next line

I'm using polyglossia package in my document and have some parts where I don't want to have hyphynation so I'm using \disablehyphenation command as documented. Now when I'm having very long words in a ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 75--76 [duplicate]

I understand this type of error occurs as a result of line stretching beyond the region. What is the best way to fix it? LaTeX file (lines) 75 A \emph{trajectory} is a representation of a portion ...
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underfull \hbox badness 8094

In my abstract I am getting the badness 8094 and in some other paragraphs 3260, 1688 and 4927. Could anyone please tell me what do they mean and how could I resolve them? Thanks
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\mbox overflowing the line

I'm trying to avoid a line break in a middle of a method name as it can be seen here: I want PredRNN++ to remain intact. I tried using \mbox{PredRNN++} but then the name gets pushed out into the ...
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Why do my lines not break correctly?

I'm struggling with line breaks in my document and it seems to me that LaTeX is randomly deciding when to break correctly and when not. See the differences in the three blocks below. \documentclass[...
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Overflow out of margin at inline reference citation

In my writing, I see that sometimes the text doesn't follow the margin imposed when a reference is added a the end of the word. Here is an example: The associated code is (I broke the line to make is ...
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Ordinary text ignores margins in customized book class

I'm making use of a provided custom class to write a dissertation (called dissertation.cls), which is based on the book class. I have found that it leads to sentences ignoring page margins on rare ...

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