[OS X TeX] Package incompatability?

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Tue Jan 20 13:30:21 EST 2009

Hi Herb,

On 21/01/2009, at 12:46 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Howdy,
> The problem doesn't seem to need double columns. I commented out  
> the geometry related lines and used the article class and got the  
> same problem.

That's because the Index section is set as double-column,
even though the rest of the document need not be.

Note that if you leave out the  Makeindex  step, then
you'll never have an Index, and not see the problem at all.

> I haven't tried out your fix yet but I'd guess it works since it  
> restores the box that is ``expected''.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

Hope this helps,


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