[OS X TeX] TeX running out of space (at least it says so.)
maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Nov 13 08:38:52 EST 2004
On 13 nov 2004, at 4:57, Alexandru Scorpan wrote:
>> ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=5000].
>> what should i do?
> Try this:
> Go to the folder
As Gerben noted in a message a few days ago, you should add this
as this file will be saved when you run i-Installer on tex.ii2 again.
parameter-names, including a short description of what they do can be
(But any changes to this file will be silently overwritten upon a
re-install of TeX).
> Then open the file in your favorite text editor. Toward the bottom of
> the file (line 501 or so), there is a line reading:
> save_size = 5000 % for saving values outside current group
> Increase this number. For example, try 10000. (Might need some
> tinkering.) Save.
Note that there are occasions where simply increasing a parameter will
do no good
at all, the FAQ
a section on the subject. Sometimes the error will be causes by loading
packages, forgetting to close a group, or an incorrect macro-definition.
> Finally, in a Terminal window, issue the command
> sudo fmtutil --all
> which will rebuild all formats to take this bigger value into account.
This is needed for most changes you add to a texmf.cnf file, although
changes to path definitions need
to be followed by
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