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Questions tagged [logging]

{logging} is about questions that concern information in the log file. For other files created during the compilation, use {auxiliary-files} instead.

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Running pdflatex the minimally necessary number of times for elsarticle

Running pdflatex ONCE on \documentclass{elsarticle}%%% version 3.1 from CTAN \begin{document} \begin{frontmatter} \author[1]{Johann Sebastian Bach} \author[2]{Ludwig van Beethoven\corref{cor2}} \...
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How to remove (or at least suppress) “fontmap entry for <font> already exists” warnings

Background I cannot seem to find a solution that works and sufficiently explains what I need to do. I do not use Latex much, so please explain as if I don't know how Latex works, because that's ...
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Intercept error messages?

Is it possible to override error messages? The latex log sometimes makes it hard to tell, what file was being parsed when an error or warning was reported. Files are denotes by (FILENAME ...) in the ...
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Changing text in Console output

I am finding that I am writing more and more packages/commands for other people these days and have started writing some nice default utility commands to use. However, there is always the concern for ...
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Can I recover a certain instance of a LaTeX document?

I am working on a document, and I had all the references how I wanted them, and was trying to change the style. I clicked something, and now my references have all changed, and I don't know how to get ...
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TeXstudio needs “manual cleanup” when syntax error [closed]

The following minimum example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{Sample} \lipsum[1-3] \end{document} When I compile this with TeXstudio, everything works fine. Let'...
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Why is my circumflex \^ mapping to a non-breakable space U+00A0 when followed by {} using a custom encoding \DeclareUnicodeEncoding?

Using \DeclareUnicodeEncoding, I defined my own encoding that adjusts the \^ such that it maps to a circumflex accent U+005E rather than to a combining circumflex accent U+0302 (which is already set ...
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Why does the log entry complain about a circumflex character that is not in the source code?

Question in other words: Why does the log output complain about a character that was not given in the source code input? Let's get hexidecimal UTF-8 hexadecimal representations are used here, ...
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How can I get all the defined lengths in a document?

I would like to have a big list with all the lengths that have been defined in my document, along with their values. (Specifically, I'm making a baposter poster and I want to remove the header and ...
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How to make the LuaLaTex logfile more readable, or filter it?

I use Latexmk to compile lualatex to PDF. The resulting .log file is very hard to read. I already added the silent switches to the .latexmk configuration file # make it less verbose $...
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When compiling, what does the numbers in brackets refer to?

When compiling a file via pdflatex (maybe it also is true for the other cases), the output to the command line shows a series of increasing numbers in brackets, like [13] (/usr/local/texlive/2016/...
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Error in log file

Do you know any other error except the emergency stop, which does not contain information about the line number in the log file, where the error has been received?
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Line breaks in log file from unicode-math

I have reported this bug against latexrun. It seems to be incapable of dealing with braces that span over multiple lines. Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \...
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Linebreaks (^^J) in \message arguments stopped working after starting to use breqn

I have several \message commands for inserting information into the log file, and they use ^^J for inserting line breaks in the log file. After adding \usepackage{breqn}, the log file now contains ^^J ...
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Is \listfiles guaranteed to be identical for the same preamble given an up-to-date distribution?

LaTeX provides \listfiles, which for a particular source file provides: scrreprt.cls 2016/06/14 v3.21 KOMA-Script document class (report) scrkbase.sty 2016/06/14 v3.21 KOMA-Script package (KOMA-...
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Disable (only for some part of the document) some warnings [duplicate]

Is it possible to create two commands \disableOverfullWarnings and \enableOverfullWarnings that respectively disable and enable the printing of messages such as Overfull \hbox (12.92616pt too wide)...
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Should I do anything about log entries like “redefining \cdots on input line 2739”?

I know that many things in a LaTeX log file are not serious problems. Some used to be more serious when computers had less resources, for example. And this kind of report has not caused me any ...
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How to avoid log messages which accidentally look like errors?

TeX errors are conventionally marked by the sequence <LF>!<SPACE>… in log files. However, sometimes one can accidentally get this sequence of characters in a log file even if no error ...
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What is happening with my fonts? [duplicate]

I can't quite install the fonts properly and check the log files, nor can I identify if the font is loading properly. That is, I want to choose the typography but can't notice minor differences ...
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How can I pass expanded material to a macro at definition time (context-specific macro tracker)?

Expansion gives me headaches. I could use some help. The problem is identified under the heading: Log Output Snippet AtEndAfterFileList. This is an extension of my context-based log entry question: ...
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LuaLaTeX: Is it possible to create multiple log files/custom edit the log output [closed]

I'm trying to typeset a book, and I'd like to print some messages in the log file (or somewhere else), in order to easily read them and correct my layout or the calculations beneath it. Currently I ...
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Log paragraphs with more than n hyphenations

The (large) body of text I have written has a few paragraphs with an large number of hyphenated words. My goal is to examine these paragraphs, with the aim of rewording them. Is there a way I can make ...
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How to suppress font information from pdftex terminal output?

I would like that pdfTeX printed terminal logs in the same format as TeX. Font information (especially when a lot of fonts are used) makes the log output hard to read. In the following example how to ...
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Is there any way for LaTeX to provide a file context for better log messages?

UPDATE: In hindsight, I realize that this question is really, "Is there any way for LaTeX to keep the file context and warning/error message on the same line?" This would be fore the purpose of ...
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view dependencies within lyx file

I have a lyx file that has a bunch of child documents (tables) embedded in it. How can I generate a list of these external files that are included in my main file when I compile (pdflatex) it? This ...
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How to get with TexLive Windows/Linux same extensive verbose level as with Rubber?

If I compile the following MWE with Rubber under Linux (rubber --pdf VerboseDemo.tex) I get a nice verbose level including the HyperRef debug. However if I compile with plain pdflatex under windows (...
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How can I increase the number of columns (characters on each line) of Tex compilation log (text output)? [duplicate]

The question is similar, but the answer here is more general. The log output width is limited to 80 characters. For example, this output: (/usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/generic/pgfplots/sys/...
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Problem with \printindex. No index created

I tried to create an index to a document I write, but when viewing the .pdf output there was no index. Also no error messages were displayed. I managed to find this in the LOG FILE: No file "Actual ...
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Increasing datetime resolution, to be used for log files

I have some log files with a full time stamp like this: time value 2015-10-15 13:16:48.019901 56 2015-10-15 13:16:48.066701 53 2015-10-15 13:16:48.097900 57 2015-10-15 13:16:51.126281 61 2015-...
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How to typeout dimensions in mm?

\typeout{***This vertical space will be \the\textheight} prints ***This vertical space will be 153.64488pt Is it possible to print \the\textheight in mm?
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Count number of lines on a page

Is there a way to count the number of lines printed on a page without actually counting? (Can one choose to have this written to the log file for every page?)
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When (La)TeX says “some message on input line XYZ” - where's that line?

I'm sure this is a dupe, but I'll go ahead anyway: LaTeX relates many of its messages to lines in files. For example: LaTeX Font Info: Try loading font information for OT1+lmtt on input line 81. ...
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Is there a way to enforce indentation in the .log file? Or a script to post-process?

In a complex project, TeX is typically working on many different included files. In the .log file, file inclusion is indicated by (<filename> ... ). If such stanzas are long, and possibly nested,...
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How to log the value of a variable?

I am debugging a set of macros. The error seems to come from \vspace*{\dimexpr0.000000cm-\topskip plus 1fill}. How can I log the value of the length? I have tried \typeout{\dimexpr0.000000cm-\...
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Tell tex distribution to avoid residual temporary files [duplicate]

When I compile a tex document, the compilation process usually leaves some temporary files, like .aux and .log. I have got a small document that can be compiled in just one single run - can I tell ...
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Print a message at the END of the log file

I there a way to print messages to the log file so that they appear in the last few line of the log file? Here is a MWE for my first attempt at doing this: \documentclass{amsart} \AtEndDocument{\...
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babel + hyperref: »redefining shorthand« several times per page

consider the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \Blindtext\Blindtext\Blindtext \Blindtext\Blindtext\...
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Disable printing of fonts/packages during compilation - from the compiled file [duplicate]

I just read this: Disable printing of fonts/packages to STDOUT and I was wondering whether the same could be effected somehow from the .tex file being compile (probably you would want to do this ...
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Does LaTeX store any potentially personally revealing data from my source in some log file somewhere?

I'd like to know if I'm leaking personal data if I hop from computer to computer running my .tex file without deleting some hidden log of some kind that retains, say, an address I have in an invoice ...
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Program to display/rewrite/reformat log file in the terminal

I usually compile my .tex files from the terminal without the -interaction=nonstopmode, so that it stops at every error, but of course I still need to look at the .log file from time to time, but ...
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Detect if all required glyphs are available

In XeTeX, a message is printed to the log file if a glyph is not available with the current font. The input \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} α \end{document} leads to the following entry ...
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Command to flush log file

For the tikzDevice, I want to communicate with a LaTeX process by sending input (generated LaTeX code) to its stdin and parsing output that is written using \immediate\write. In some cases I need also ...
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How can I automatically identify certain boxes in the \tracingoutput log?

I have a program that is automatically generating a tex file describing a document. I want to be able to record the position and page number where a few boxes were ultimately laid out. Is there any ...
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tikzpicture “There is no … in font nullfont”, but no extraneous text

While looking at the log file of my document, I see a lot of paired error message lines that look like this (there might be slight inaccuracies, I am typing this on another computer for reasons I won'...
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Latex Log too big (>2MB)

My log is getting VERY big. This is a short except: LaTeX Font Info: Try loading font information for T1+uop on input line 7. (c:/texlive/2012/../texmf-local/tex/latex/uop/t1uop.fd File: t1uop.fd ...
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Synchronizing log output

In a flowchart, multiple processes can come together at a sync point, where both processes much reach it before anything can continue. When running a LaTeX file that makes decently heavy use of the ...
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Log all keys in a module

Using l3keys, is there any way to inspect the keys currently in a (sub)module? I'm looking for something like \clist_show, but for keys. \keys_show sounded promising, but requires that you already ...
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Can I silence pdfpages output?

The pdfpages package does not seem to have either a verbose or quiet option. I am compiling a big document and the include messages from pdfpages are obscuring the warnings from other places in the ...
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Automating Error Detection of pdflatex

Background: I have numerous individual files that need to be compiled, so am using a script to do that with the following options: set PDFLATEX_OPTIONS = " --file-line-error --shell-...
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Can I temporarily supress xparse's log messages?

I know that I can suppress all those annoying xparse logging messages about redefining commands using the log-declarations=false package option. I find that I can do this after xparse has been loaded ...