# [texhax] Tex Capacity Exceeded

Thu Nov 22 23:08:14 CET 2007

Bruce Thomson :

> Hi all,
>
> I have a problem which has already received some previous attention. However
> I have looked at the various posts and tried a range of remedies, but none
> appear to work. I was wondering if someone might be able to interpret some
> of the finer detail in this message to suggest a fix. It occurs in MiKTeX
> 2.6 when compiling and never occurred when using previous versions! The
> problem occurs when it reaches the tableofcontents. I have checked brackets
> and variously edited out each package that I use, rewritten some files and
> all to no avail.
>
> ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000].
> \label #1->\@bsphack
>                     \begingroup \@onelevel at sanitize \@currentlabelname
> \ede...
> l.1 \begin{tableofcontents}
>
> Any ideas? I have a very simple understanding of all this, I'm afraid!!!
>
> Cheers, Bruce
>

could you please provide a minimal example.

Since when has tableofcontents ever been an environment?

/daleif