[OS X TeX] MusiXTeX

Dave Murray-Rust D.S.Murray-Rust at sms.ed.ac.uk
Mon Sep 24 10:18:22 EDT 2007

On 23 Sep 2007, at 17:42, Morten Høgholm wrote:

> On Sun, 23 Sep 2007 14:26:47 +0200, Dave Murray-Rust wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'd like to use musixtex to include small excerpts of music in a  
>> large document. However, I get the dreaded 'No room for a new  
>> \dimen' message; I thought that texlive used elatex, and hence  
>> should be immune from this problem?
> \usepackage{etex}
> The macros \newdimen and friends have the limit built-in to give a  
> comprehensible error message. Otherwise you'd get something like
> *\dimendef\test=256
> ! Bad register code (256).
> <*> \dimendef\test=256
> etex.sty raises the limit to what is offered by the engine.
> btw: "No room for a new \dimen" gives me the FAQ answer as the  
> first hit on Google. It offers some additional information.

Oops, my bad!

Thanks for the info.
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