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Can't fit an imported excel table in a page (overfull hbox and vbox)

Good evening to anyone. I'm trying desperately to fit this table into an horizontal page. As I've used excel2latex to import it, I'm using the array environment, and I don't really know what to do to ...
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Why all the underfull \hbox (badness) in the console, for this simple code?

I'm getting lots of warnings in the console, about Underfull \hbox (badness ...), with several sub-figures settings. Here's a MWE reproducing the issue: \documentclass[11pt,letterpaper,twoside]{book} ...
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Panic on overfull \hbox

Last week, I handed in a homework where an equation went off the edge of the page. Embarassing... I would like to prevent this from happening again by having LaTeX stop compilation when it notices an ...
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Underfull \vbox (badness 4543) has occurred while \output is active []

I am using overleaf and I got the following message: "Underfull \vbox (badness 4543) has occurred while \output is active []" I have no idea of what does it mean. It appears in the log ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 1226) in paragraph at lines 103--112

I am getting these messages and don't know why! so please let me know how to fix them. Overfull \hbox (1.90002pt too wide) has occurred while \output is active output.bbl, line 103 Underfull \hbox (...
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\vbox badness helvetica 12pt and 1.5 spacing

My university asks for 1.5 spacings, and at least 2cm left and right. I'd like to use arial and a header as stated below. Now, I get \vbox badness and I read this means pages are badly defined. But ...
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Where Should \HBADNESS Be?

Because there are too many Underfull \vbox (badness 10000) has occurred while \output is active messages, I am trying to use \hbadness=10000 to suppress them. If I use TeXworks, then where should I ...
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Underfull and Overfull \hbox(xxxxpt too wide) detected at line

I get a lot of warning message: Underfull and Overfull \hbox(xxxpt too wide) detected at line xxx I am using \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{book} as my document class. (I am not sure I am correct) I ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in alignment

In my thesis I wanted to have the members of the equations as following: So I found this way of creating it: \newlength{\conditionwd} \newenvironment{variables}[1][on\quad] {% #1\tabularx{\...
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Error with tabular* (Underfull \hbox (badness 10000))

I get an error when compiling a tabular* environment. The error I get is: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in alignment at lines 3--5 [] Overfull \hbox (17.62482pt too wide) in paragraph at lines ...
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underfull hbox when using caption+listings in enumeration

I'm getting a weird underfull hbox linked to the caption when having a listing inside an enumeration : \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{...
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Badness: why 100.|z|^3 instead of 100 z^2?

As written here on page 158, the badness penalty is 100|z|^3 instead of 100z^2. Why is "3" in the exponent when we take the absolute value of z? Here z=(L-w)/w^+, where L is the required width and w ...
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Having difficulty identifying where the underfull \hbox error is coming from in this WME

I ran in to a underfull \hbox error in a proposal I am writing and am trying to understand if the error is in the caption or text. Also, it seems lipsum does not play nice with wrapfigure, but in my ...
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How to stop \newsavebox giving me bad boxes warnings or how to use better names with \setbox?

The original answer from list of figures and tables when there are no figures or tables?, does not give me any bad box warnings: \def\wheninteresting#1{% \setbox0\vbox{#1}% \ifdim\ht0>35pt \...
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What is the following tooltip when I hover on it?

Here is an screenshot from J. M. Lee book (Riemannian manifolds 2018) (page 15): (I think) It has been defined by \font\ursymbol=psyr at 12pt \def\urpartial{\mbox{\ursymbol\char"B6}} But when I ...
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How can I solve the underfull \hbox (badness 1173) in paragraph? [duplicate]

This message of warning appears at the line 967, which says: \begin{enumerate} \item Dac\u{a} $(a_{n})_{n \geq 1} \subseteq D$ este un \c{s}ir cu $\lim_{n \to \infty} a_{n} \in D$, atunci $\lim_{n \...
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Putting two tables side by side: Fixing overfull hbox badness

I'm having trouble getting two tables to sit nicely next to each other. I get errors like this: Overfull \hbox (255.00095pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 9--35 It looks like this: It seems to ...
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LaTeX floats do not increase vertical stretchability nor the page total (t), but reduces the goal height (h). Why? And how to change?

Foreword This question is a follow up question of this question. More precisely, I was able to trace the problem down to its root, especially I was able to produce three MWE that illustrate the ...
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Can I tell Latex to hyphenate first, only then try to stretch?

Earlier today on Why my document is not hyphenating on words starting with upper case letter? (I am not using \uchyph=0) I figured out that increasing the value of \emergencystretch too much will ...
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How to find and remove an “Overfull \hbox”

In my log output I get the following 5 warnings: Overfull \hbox (1.18692pt too wide) detected at line 81 []\T1/lmr/m/sc/10.95 100 \hbox(6.90094+0.0)x16.97252 .\glue 0.0 plus 1.0fil .\pdfcolorstack ...
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How to calculate “badness” for ragged right margins?

In TeXbook (p.30) it is said: When \raggedright has been specified, badness reflects the amount of space at the right margin, instead of the spacing between words. That is, in ragged-right case, ...
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multicol package causes underfull \hbox

I would like to have two (or three) equations in the same line, side-by-side. I tried to do it with the multicol package: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \...
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Twoside documentclass: Underfull \vbox (badness 10000) has occurred while \output is active

I'm using the documentclass article with the option twoside in order to customize the header and the footer for even and odd pages with the fancyhdr package. The compilation works, but the problem is ...
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What is the difference between badness and penalty?

What in LaTeX is the difference between badness and penalty? Are badness and penalty the same? In what range are the values for both, badness and penalty?
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csvsimple and tabular produces garbage

A simple example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{csvsimple} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|} \csvreader[separator=pipe,head to column names]{test.csv}{}{\foo&\bar\\} \end{...
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Overfull \hbox with a tabular TikZ

Compiling my .tex file in TeXnicCenter, \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta,...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines

I know there are already a million posts about this problem, but I can't seem to find the problem. This little bit of text already gives me the following error: Underfull hbox (badness 10000) in ...
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hbox badness and no indentation

Dealing with some slight problems on my LaTeX project. Below I have two very simple paragraphs and one is giving me an error and the other is simply being annoying. In the first paragraph I get an ...
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ltablex package unalign my document and do bad boxes

On the question How to write a table, a little larger than the paragraphs, with centered columns and no warnings? I learned to align my documented centered. Now, I added ltablex to my document guided ...
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How can I make tabularx break lines rather than hypenate?

I tables, especially in the header row, I prefer line breaks rather than hyphenating words. Can I make LaTeX prefer line breaks to hyphenation? Minimal Example \documentclass[a5paper]{article} \...
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How to fix the Underfull \vbox badness has occurred while \output is active on my memoir chapter style?

After some hours studying the warning Underfull \vbox (badness 2573) has occurred while \output is active on the question how to suppress "Underfull \vbox (badness 10000) ... while \output is ...
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Why several longtables are throwing bad box warning when there is a \hline on its top? [duplicate]

I spend some hours today trying to find a longtable implementation which does not throw warnings when there is a \hline on its top header. For example: So far the only table I could find out which ...
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Why my longtable is throwing Underfull \vbox (badness 10000)

\documentclass[10pt,a5paper,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[main=english]{babel} \...
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How to auto adjust my last table column width, and why is there Underfull \vbox badness on this table?

Currently the table is throwing this warning, but I have no idea from where it is coming from: \documentclass[ 10pt, a5paper, twoside ]{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Why is Latex hyphenating some words automatically, but others dont?

On this example, the word usando is not being hyphenated, but the word Comandos is. If I force a hyphen on the first word usan-do, it is hyphenated correctly: \documentclass[10pt,openright,twoside,...
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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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Minipage/framebox text is not justified and throws several Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) [duplicate]

How can I make the minipage/framebox page justified, so it stop the badness underfull warnings? The warnings are: Bad Boxes: D:\test2.tex:23: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines ...
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How to fix this url bad box for stackoverflow link?

I am really tired of them, it over and over again, they never stop coming up. Always there is some new URL which breaks and bring a new bad boxes up. How to fix this url bad box for stackoverflow link?...
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Underfull \hbox with \input

Consider the following (minimal) example: \documentclass{article} \parindent0em \begin{document} \rule{\textwidth}{0.1em} %\input{file} \end{document} It works well so far. But now, ...
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How to fix URL overfull & underfull on emumeration?

Backed by several questions' answers, I was able to remove several warnings from my enumeration quote box, except this warning: test.tex:41: Underfull \hbox (badness 2913) in paragraph at lines 41--...
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How to disable the Overfull \hbox too wide warning for my table?

It just seems impossible to disable it. I tried putting: On the question Overfull \hbox warning when using tabular says adding \hfuzz=0.64pt, I tried \hfuzz=50000pt and no success. \hfuzz=5000pt \...
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How to write a table, a little larger than the paragraphs, with centered columns and no warnings?

I am trying to do a awesome sized table, however there are some difficulties I listed on the picture below: On 1 we my notice the word is not hyphenating automatically. The other ones are, but it is ...
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underfull \hbox (badness 4765) in paragraph at lines 22-23

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{url} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{verbatim} \title{Annotated Bibliography} \author{...
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Avoid badbox with maths in the line

I would like to learn to avoid this annoying warnings: Overfull \hbox (11.18448pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 6--7 The easiest document possible: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{article} \...
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Producing Lines of Text without underfull \hbox errors [duplicate]

I'm preparing a colophon for a book I'm writing in memoir class. The code is as follows: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{nth} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage{multicol} \...
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determine page goal and page cost

I want to find possible page break problems automatically. I've read the TeXBook on the page breaking algorithm and think what I want to do is output to the log the pagegoal-pagetotal and the cost. I ...
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Underfull \vbox (badness 10000) has occurred while \output is active

I am using the documentclass book and seems to be getting this error message on every page, but nothing visibly broken. Below is my preamble: \usepackage[a4paper,left=1.5in,right=1.5in,top=1in,bottom=...
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create custom badness for pagebreaking over a custom area

This is a - as I think - tricky question. I want to create and/or modify a badness for pagebreaking/newpage. It should work like this (pseudo code): \begin{areaOfBadnessValid}{badnessvalue} \...
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Overfull \vbox caused by multirow and multiline text

I have read this question, but i just can not explain why exactly overfull happens in my case, so i ask for help. First of all, two boxes in spanned cells (that ones with rotated text) produces 4 bad ...
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Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph despite using tabular in wizard

I've read the other topics on this but I really cannot understand why I'm getting it in my case when it has been made by the wizard rather than by hand. I have \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \...