[pstricks] Main memory issues with PSTricks

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Tue Nov 4 12:39:36 CET 2008

Christoph Bersch schrieb:

> when I have a document containing around 3500 \pspolygon commands, TeX
> complains about exceeded memory:
> ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [main memory size=3000000]
> What is so memory-consuming in the \pspolygon commands? Is there any way
> to write a special pspolygon command which needs drastically less memory?
> The point is that I am currently extending the gnuplot pstricks terminal
> driver and the 'set pm3d' command needs a lot of polygons :-)

it makes no real difference to use \pspolygon or \psline.
Everything is written as a \special command. I need for
information about such a TeX file.


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