# [OS X TeX] Suggestion for TeXShop

Christian Burk maillists at gmx.de
Tue Feb 27 09:35:14 EST 2007

```Am 27.02.2007 um 15:27 schrieb Roussanka Loukanova:

> Hi,
>
> On Tue, 27 Feb 2007, S P Suresh wrote:
>
>>
>> On 27-Feb-07, at 27 Feb,7:06 , Ralph Martin wrote:
>>
>>> On 27 Feb 2007, at 10:41:34AM, S P Suresh wrote:
>>>> On 27-Feb-07, at 27 Feb,2:53 , Ralph Martin wrote:
>>>>> Often, TeX warnings can be quite significant things that really
>>>>> do need fixing up (e.g. overfull hboxes), and this facility
>>>>> would make it easier to find and fix such problems.
>>>> In this case, is PDF synchronization not help enough? Because
>>>> anyway, one has to make a pass looking for bad breaks, and would
>>>> usually be able to spot all but the minutest of overfull hboxes.
>>
>>> Well, that can be very hard to spot on a page which ONLY has
>>> maths on it for example.
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I see your point. I guess I was just idly questioning in my last
>> mail. Many a time with my papers, I have made a final pass going
>> through the log file, fixing the minutest of overfull hboxes. And
>> I am sure what you suggest would be a big help. Since warnings do
>> not command your attention like errors do, people might not always
>> feel like going through a log file tracking all warnings. There is
>> more: this is usually the stage when you are really doing visual
>> formatting rather than any logical markup, so you might want to
>> typeset after every change you make.
>
> I also think that such improvement would be very good. Overfull
> hboxes and vboxes occur not only in math environments, but also inside
> \includegraphics[width="some_width"\textwidth]{...}, which I find
> very difficult and time consuming to fix.[...]

I included a lot of my images with \textwidth and got some Overfull
hboxes. How do you treat this kind of warning?

Thanks
Christian