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TeX capacity exceeded even though I externalize

here is my MWE: documentclass[10pt, a4paper, twoside, ngerman]{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Again: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=500000] (LuaLaTeX, MikTeX)

I'm getting the following error message compiling my PhD-file (used: LuaLaTeX, MikTeX 2.9): ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=500000]. <to be read again> \relax l.90 \include{...
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Problems Changing default memory size [main memory size=5000000]

I have a large project (a book) of c 450 pages in length. I am using TexShop on OSX with LaTeX to produce a PDF. The project builds on the first pass, but on the second pass when it is filling in the ...
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“TeX capacity exceeded, sorry” when drawing graph with PGFplots (whats the max that can be drawn)

Hey I have this graph I'm trying to draw but it uses about 15k (x,y) coordinates. When trying to create this document I'm getting this error that tex capacity is exceeded. Is there any way I can still ...
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Problem with too many sections and subsections

I have been trawling this website for several days but found nothing close to my problem. The only questions that came close, I think, were dealing with inserts and memory requirements. I have cut ...
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Error Message: TeX capacity exceeded [duplicate]

I have a large book (1052 pages) it's got a lot of pictures and even more endnotes (2037 to be exact). We've recently switched to a system where we have a database that all of the reference info is ...
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Memory Exceeded - Words of Memory

Hoping someone might able to assist or point me in a direction to possibly solve this issue if at all can be. I am creating a very large TEX file using LaTeX pdf. I know after reviewing many posts ...
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Error when creating a new section

I wanted to split a section of my document into to two sections, so I went write \section{title} as usual in the place where I wanted the new section to start. I get this huge error message (the names ...
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tex exceeded capacity when writing simple paragraph

I have a very simple latex code after watching a youtube video which is as follows \documentclass[a4paper]{article} %\usepackage[]{tabular} \usepackage[•]{color} \title{Kodie Data} \author{Kodie} \...
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How to increase memory limit in LuaHBTeX (near-duplicate)

This question is essentially a reiteration of Increasing memory which I posted. I was satisfactorily able to get the magic numbers (! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [number of strings=480992]) up to ...
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Memory management (flushing) in LaTeX

There are a number of questions here on memory management, but as far as I could see none that quite addresses my problem. I'm running TeXShop under Mac OS 10.12, typesetting an extremely large book. ...
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Error using standalone.sty - memory exceeded

I have the following in my preamble: \documentclass[12pt,PhD,wordcount,twoside,anon]{muthesis} \usepackage{graphicx,stackengine} \usepackage{url} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[...
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Increasing memory

I am working on a document which produces ~4000 pages, each with at least 30 graphics per page. There is a lot of font switching and colouring different characters different colours. I am able to ...
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What definition takes up more memory, \def or \chardef (considering \def contains a single character)?

The question is entirely in the title. Let's take \def\testName{a} and \chardef\testName`\a. Which of the definitions requires more memory?
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pgfplots/tikz externalize to avoid memory cap not functioning

I'm trying to use tikz and pgfplots to draw graphics made in R using ggplot but I've been running into the memory cap in TeX: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000]. \end{tikzpicture}...
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PDFA generated with pdfathesis is 20 times as big as the normal PDF

I was happy to being able to create a PDFA document of my dissertation by means of the pdfathesis package. However, my dissertation in PDF format uses 3MB while the PDFA file is 85.3MB big. I found ...
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How do I compile an extremely large PDF?

I am using LuaLaTeX to compile a file that will have estimated 4,000 pages. Quite obviously, though for Lua engine itself there are no complications in the file, my system runs out of memory on Page ...
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TeX Live: “(lua): Not Enough Memory” | Chinese Fonts

I have a freshly installed and updated TeX Live system. I want to compile a simple LuaLaTeX document containing Chinese characters (see below, not a MWE, just for illustration). During the compilation ...
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Drawing a memory layout diagram with Tikz

I'd like to draw a memory layout diagram in Tikz that looks a bit like the following: Note that the original was an SVG file, and conversion to PNG causes the weird [Not supported by viewer] errors, ...
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pgfplots: Best practice to avoid “TeX capacity exceeded” when plotting huge data sets?

I want to create some huge pgfplot with three different axis and a lot of data points. In summary there are 20160 lines of data existent. My problem is: All few hours the values will change ...
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TeX capacity exceeded: Is available main memory size depending on machines RAM?

I had the case that I ran into TeX capacity exceeded several times when compiling a pgfplot with lots of data points on a machine with 4096 MB RAM. Now I've tried to compile the very same file on a ...
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TeX capacity exceeded: How to increase main memory size of TeX Live on a Debian machine?

When trying to compile a huge pgfplot with several plots I receive the following error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=5000000]. \end{document} There is no error in code as compiling ...
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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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Huge pstricks graph max memory exceeded

i have to update a very old reporting system wich uses latex, dvips and gs to generate pdf reports. On the old server, the following is installed: pdftex --version pdfTeX 3.1415926-1.40.10-2.2 (TeX ...
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Is there any way to free up the TeX memory?

As described in this quesion TeX memory is very limited due to the limitation of the computer in time of TeX invention. I want to know is there any way to free up the TeX memory before reaching its ...
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Increase save_size on texlive on windows

While compiling a short file with spreadtab, I got the following error: ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [save size=80000]. Based on other answers in this site, I ran on a Windows shell: kpsewhich -a ...
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Running out of memory with MikTex

I am attempting to build a number of figures with tikz...one keeps failing to build and the log file indicates I'm running out of memory. I've used initexmf --edit-config-file pdflatex initexmf --...
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How to increase memory size for xelatex in MikTeX

I'd like to enlarge the memory size used by xelatex. In the MikTeX documentation it says: The name of the configuration file is that of the engine (e.g., miktex-pdftex) or format (e.g, miktex-...
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nested list in beamer with numbers and bullets

I want to create a nested list in beamer exactly as follows: This example is from https://www.sharelatex.com/learn/Lists. I tried many many examples using enumerate only, enumerate and itemize ...
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How much memory does LuaTeX use?

I've had issues compiling documents this week using LuaTeX on my laptop, where LuaTeX seems to gobble up as much memory as it can, totally crashing the laptop—i.e. requiring a hard reset as it's ...
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TeX capacity exceeded involving \q_nil

The following complete example (that I'm sorry I didn't succeed to make more minimal) used to compile like a charm (I guess with a not updated TL 2017) but that's not the case anymore: ! TeX ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000] [closed]

I am trying to plot a load displacement curve using pgfplots. I am getting the following error message. "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000]" I am trying to find a solution to ...
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Process a large glossary?

I have a 1.1MB file with 20k acronyms (gene names). I don't use all of the acronyms in my text, but I still get the error message below, when I try to compile. How can I avoid this? (./tex/glossary....
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lack of memory for big document

I have big document in LaTeX (approx. 1000 pages, tens used packages, math, hundreds references \bibitem + \cite, cross-references \label + \ref, indices \index, tables and TikZ figures). The document ...
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plot many lines

I have generated pstricks-code from data: \psset{unit=10cm} \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(1,1) \psline(0.22029880495812262,0.23497192515414284)(0.21975600857793104,0.23394684903842253) \psline(0....
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How to increase TeX main memory size

I am working on a LaTeX file with many plots containing a lot of data points. I have a main.tex file that is including chapter files and inside these chapter files I include the files that contain the ...
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What is the limit of setting main_memory and pool_size in pdftex

I have a very big document (>50,000 pages), which I am trying to build. Unfortunately I am getting memory errors, therefore I tried to increase the memory. While increasing the memory I encountered ...
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Latex Tikz externalize with shell escape does not work

Im trying to use the Tikz externalize, because for some tikz pictures the file gets to big and exceeds the memory size. I found a lot of other topics with similar problems, but non of the solutions ...
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! error: (lua): not enough memory

I have a heavy document that is compiled with LuaLaTeX (TeXLive). On Linux, no problem. On Windows, it stop compiling in the middle of the document with the error: ! error: (lua): not enough memory !...
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LuaLaTeX runs out of memory [closed]

I have a very very long LaTeX file. It's 4536017 characters long and 2119 lines. It's basically one giant equation I generated with a Python script. My problem is when I run lualatex output.tex from ...
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What is the limit number of \label in a document?

with a group of teachers friends we are compiling the national and international tests applied in my country from 1980. These are "multiple choice" tests, with most of the tests already written using ...
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Plot a huge file with gnuplot

I need to plot a huge files like this one : https://www.dropbox.com/s/u63eu6497iogska/fichier.dat?dl=0 I wanted to use pgfplot in tikz but latex tell me there is not enought memory (even giving it ...
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memory problems after migration to texlive 2016 and forest 2.0

I have an 800+ page book and it compiles fine with xelatex and forest 1.05 under texlive 2015. I am migrating to texlive 2016 since my translator works with forest 2.0. Now I get: ! TeX capacity ...
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error tex capacity exceeded log files added

I am having a hard time figuring out where the problem is with my code/workflow. I previously posted this question here, but then the same problem came straight back. When I run it in tex, I get an ...
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How to survive with: Here is how much of TeX's memory you used?

I am a rookie of LaTeX. TeXstudio( with TeXLive distribution) is saying to me that: ! Emergency stop. <*> ./ARelazioneDCP.tex *** (job aborted, no legal \end found) ... Here is how much of ...
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PGFPlot: Single plot even too big for main memory

If we run the following python program, we get a 100.000 lines test.dat import random with open("test.dat","w") as f: f.write("x y label\n") for i in range(0,100000): clazz = 0 if i % ...
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Make my infinite squares math-proof

I created a command that makes a square of text in ever-decreasing sizes to create the effect of infinite decrease. But if I increase the starting width, or change the scale factor, TeX has an ...
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Error: Tex capacity exceeded when using \input with gnuplot output tex

On compiling the tex file I'm getting an error errorf.tex, line 103, Tex capacity exceeded, sorry [parameter stack size=10000]. \gplbacktext when trying to compile the next file: \documentclass[...
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Beamer warning: large interlaced PNG might cause out of memory

I have a long Beamer presentation that gave me no errors or warnings on texlive 2013, but since I upgraded to texlive 2015, I get the following warning: large interlaced PNG might cause out of ...
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Pgfplots - large plot - TeX capacity exceeded

I have a following code, which is supposed to generate some output and one large plot from the file data5.csv: \documentclass[a4paper, landscape]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pgfplots} \...