[texhax] Turning off bad box messages

Chris Bergstresser chris at subtlety.com
Tue Aug 22 04:56:46 CEST 2006

Hi all --

   I'm writing a package which has to put a lot of stuff in specific
places on a page, and TeX is proving to be near impossible to work
with.  The latest hassle is the tons of overfill hbox warnings that
get spit out to the console when it runs.  I can't figure out where
the errors are coming from, because TeX won't tell me the line in the
package file, just the line in the source that calls the package file,
so I have little idea where they are or how to fix them.  And there's
no errors, visually, in the output file.
   How can I turn off the warnings?  I tried changing \hfuzz
\tolerance and \hbadness as suggested in "A Gentle Introduction to
TeX" but that doesn't suppress all of them, and changes the behavior
of TeX to boot.  How can I fix this?

-- Chris

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