[XeTeX] too many unprocessesed floats

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Feb 24 14:38:58 CET 2010

Am Tue, 23 Feb 2010 23:20:17 +0100 schrieb Jens Bakker:

> Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
> At some point, when I wrote a new marginal note,  
> I got the following error:
> LateX Error: Too many unprocessed floats
> See LateX manual or LateX Companion for explanation.
> May anybody know if there could be a solution?

Well LaTeX can store only a restricted number of floats.
\marginpar's are floats and you are using a lot of \\ which means
that all \marginpars are in one paragraph and so you are overflowing
the available ressources for floats.

Solutions are:
1.  Divide your text in more but smaller paragraphs, that means use
less  \\ commands and more \par or empty lines. 

2. Use the package marginnote and \marginnote instead of \marginpar. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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