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Questions tagged [capacity]

Concerned with the various capacity limitations in TeX, related errors, solutions and workarounds. Capacity limitations include restrictions on the size of numbers, dimensions, input-output streams, memory usage etc. If the question specifically concerns memory restrictions, the memory tag should be added.

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Beamer: \truncate + \insertsectionhead throws TeX capacity error

I'm using \truncate and \insertsectionhead in a beamer environment. Under certain conditions, compilation crashes. For more detail, consider this MWE: \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage[british]{...
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Continue to next page without limits and without “Dimension too large”

I have been wondering if there is a way to control the size (height and width) that a tikzpicture environment can support for drawing and I have often seen only undefined answers being cited. I'm ...
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“Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=8000]” on Texpad

I use the Texpad on my iPad. A "TeX capacity exceeded, [save size=8000]" issue occurred when compiling the project. How to fix?
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Capacity exceeded error while using cleveref package with svjour3 (Springer) class

similiar to Capacity exceeded error while using cleveref package with ifacconf class, the class svjour3 by Springer crashes together if the cleveref package is used. (/compile/main.tex ! TeX capacity ...
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TeX capacity exceeded when externalizing

I have several large TikZ plots I want to externalize. Without externalization, everything works fine. Document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} %\tikzexternalize ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. <to be read again>

In fact, I got this error TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] when I use \doublespacing of the package setspace and no PDF file is produced. But when I remove \doublespacing, there is ...
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capacity problem with some packages

I 'm trying to draw the plot of f(x)=sin(1/x) with pgfplot, but I get an error message: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000]. I realized that when I delete one of the ...
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Workflow for projects with many tikz figures/plots

I love LaTeX and TikZ for creating high-quality documents. The problem is that large projects require a pretty long compilation time and that complicated TikZ figures/plots quickly exceed the memory ...
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Forest - TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=80000]

I am a novice when it comes to anything related to Latex, so I am sorry if I am unclear or dense. I am using the latest Trisquel operating system. I am trying to make a large tree with Forest from ...
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Tex capacity exceeded with back references

I am getting an error, TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [text input levels=50]. \backcite {refone}{{1}{1}{section.1}}, TexStudio points to the brf file. I suspect the error comes from \usepackage[...
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Beamer presentation with itemize exceed text capacity [duplicate]

\documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{enumitem} \usetheme{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{...
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Nested Chemformula exceeds TeX Capacity

Here is an MWE of the problem at hand: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemformula} \begin{document} $\varphi_{\ch{N2}}$%chemformula as index works \ch{C + O2 + N2 -> CO2 + N2}%...
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TeX capacity exceeded using Knitr

I am unable to weave a document containing LaTeX and R code using RStudio due what I think are TeX capacity limitations. Is there a way of fixing this without having to compile using LuaLaTeX which is ...
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capacity exceeded error [text input levels=15]

when I try to compile my document in order to keep looking the format, i recieve the following error: /usr/share/texlive/texmp-dist/tex/latex/base/utf8.def:39:TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [text ...
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How to avoid “tex capacity exceeded” with several tikzset definitions

Problem I'm defining several .pic keys using tikzset to be consumed later on other libraries. However, when I'm using pdflatex, for example, I get a capacity exceeded error. I just tested that using ...
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How to determine how much “save space” I am using

I have once again reached the "save space" limit of 80,000. TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=80000]. The last log file where I did not have this issue reports the following. 182627 ...
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While loading fancyvrb, siunitx and bigfoot, I got input stack size=5000, TeX STOPPED: fatal errors occurred

If I try to build the following document: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{bigfoot} \begin{...
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TeX capacity exceeded - Babel package

Please consider this document: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} \DeclareTextAccent{\'}{EU1}{"00B4} \begin{document} \chapter{Introduction} \end{document} If I try to compile it ...
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TeX capacity exceeded Error

I've seen a couple of posts of this error being reported but the solutions tend to be very specific. Because I am using a template from here (https://github.com/mlouhivu/prace-latex-whitepaper) I am ...
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savetrees + mathptmx error?

Why does the following fail to compile? \documentclass[twocolumn, 10pt]{article} \usepackage{mathptmx} \usepackage[subtle]{savetrees} \title{Test} \author{Foo} \date{} \begin{document} \maketitle \...
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pdflatex not working anymore after updating pdflatex.ini and initexmf --dump=pdflatex

I tried to overcome the well known tex capacity exceed problem, when using large Surf-plot with many datapoints. I tried this by typing into the cmd (Windows 7, MikTex 2.9): initexmf --edit-config-...
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How to run LuaLaTeX only for tikzexternalize while running PDFLaTeX? [closed]

When I run PDFLaTex when using \tikzexternalize, for large files I get an error that the TeX capacity is exceeded (enlarging does not help). However, when I compile with LuaLaTeX it works (for small ...
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TeX capacity exceeded in figure captions

I got provided with the following code to define a macro for an image composed of any number of subfigures: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{expl3,xparse} \usepackage{...
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Usage of \pgfkeysvalueof leads to 'Dimension too large'

As the title already says, I got the problem that the Usage of \pgfkeysvalueof leads to an 'Dimension too large' error. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{...
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error tex capacity exceeded [duplicate]

I am having a hard time understanding what is wrong with the code below. When I run it in tex, I get an error input limit exceeded. The exact error is pasted below: I am using texmaker to run the ...
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TeX capacity exceeded

I have the following stub document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} % packages used in this MS: \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsthm} \usepackage{calc} % to allow duplicate ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry , due to \def command

I'm planning a very flexible python program computing the steady states of a system of differential equations. I want to print the output of this program into a .tex file as you can see in the ...
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Tex capacity error after use of Microtype error

When I try to use the Microtype package, I get an error when trying to compile my file using pdflatex. The erros states: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000]. \end{titlepage}. When I ...
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Capacity exceeded error

I am using MacTex 2016 on a Mac (El Captain 10.11.2). My text editor is TexStudio 2.11.0 and all my packages have been updated (TeX live Utility 1.24). Since I updated MacTex from version 2015 to ...
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Errors (1) missing \endcsname, (2) TeX capacity exceeded when including audio with media9

I'm trying to include sound clips in my .tex file. In a minimal file, I have no problems: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \section{Lyd} \includemedia[...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] after loading “hanging module” in both parent and child documents in LyX Classicthesis

I use classicthesis-LyX-v4.2_biblatex_bibtex8 I got this error message when I load hanging module into the parent document (probably my personal issue, as I tried it on the newly downloaded template, ...
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Summary of TeX Capacity Limits

I seem to often run into capacity issues and have been upping the limits each time. There are several question on this site pertaining to these. However, there seems to be some conflicting information ...
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How to redefine a command to keep track of page assignments w/o exceeding TeX capacity

Seemed straight-forward enough (and I've changed it per Christian's suggestion of using \edef instead and added some status code): \documentclass{memoir} \newcommand{\tabloidpagecount}{} \newcommand{...