[texhax] TeX capacity exceeded

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Jan 26 21:27:50 CET 2005

Kim Cierpik :

> Hi,
> I'm writing my PhD thesis using WinEdt.  I tried to use the Latex command
> on my manuscript this afternoon, but I got the following error:
> TeX Capacity Exceeded, sorry  [buffer = 20000]
> 1.2
> If you really absolutely need more capacity, you can ask a wizard to
> enlarge me.
> No pages of output.
> Please help me.  I need to turn my thesis in on Friday, and I'm not sure
> how to change the buffer size.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Kim Cierpik

are you sure that you haven't made some recursive macro that goes wrong?

or some circular definition, which might also cause this problem.



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