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Re: [help-texinfo] Overfull vbox messes up my index

From: Andreas Falkenhahn
Subject: Re: [help-texinfo] Overfull vbox messes up my index
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2018 17:23:43 +0100

On 05.02.2018 at 08:26 Gavin Smith wrote:

> On 2 February 2018 at 15:08, Andreas Falkenhahn <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I'm experiencing a strange issue with texi2pdf. I have a rather large texi
>> file which is rendered into about 950 PDF pages including lots of index
>> pages.

>> The issue is triggered by adding one more item to the index. Note that
>> the index is already several pages worth of keywords. Just one more
>> @findex line then triggers the following warning:

>>     Overfull \vbox (79.42743pt too high) has occurred while \output is active

>> The effect is quite disastrous because now there is an empty page in
>> the middle of the index pages and the ensuing index page after the
>> empty page is somehow shifted down and runs all the way to the page
>> bottom without respecting the page's bottom margin.

>> How can I fix this please?

> There have been problems with this before. Please make sure you are
> using the most recent version of texinfo.tex from
> Failing that please email the
> Texinfo file and I will try to investigate.

Thanks, updating to the latest texinfo.tex solved the issue.

Best regards,
 Andreas Falkenhahn                            mailto:address@hidden

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