[texhax] No room for a new \dimen

Lars Madsen daleif at math.au.dk
Thu Aug 20 15:14:51 CEST 2015

Why is it then throwing a dimen error?

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
Mere info: http://au.dk/daleif@math / More information: http://au.dk/en/daleif@math

From: texhax [texhax-bounces at tug.org] on behalf of Heiko Oberdiek [heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com]
Sent: 20 August 2015 15:02
To: texhax at tug.org
Subject: Re: [texhax] No room for a new \dimen


On 20.08.2015 14:20, Victor Ivrii wrote:
> Several years ago I encountered this problem which was resolved by
> adding etex. With TL2015 I disabled it. However attempt to add  bigfoot
> resulted in the same message (with or without etex)
> The question is: what one should do to load all the packages (not that I
> really need bigfoot but the question is "in principle")
> This is a minimal example, removing any package resolves the problem
> \documentclass[12pt,oneside,openany]{memoir}
> \usepackage{etex}
> \usepackage{microtype}
> \usepackage{subfig}
> \usepackage{wrapfig}
> \usepackage{pdfpages}
> \usepackage{bookmark}
> \usepackage{index}
> \usepackage{bigfoot}
> \usepackage{enumitem}
> \usepackage{tikz}
> \usetikzlibrary{arrows, patterns,
> decorations.pathreplacing, decorations.pathmorphing, shapes.symbols, spy}
> \begin{document}
> Hello, World
> \end{document}

Looks like a problem with the limited number of insertion registers:
Adding `\reserveinserts{10}' after `\usepackage{etex}' helps.

Yours sincerely
   Heiko Oberdiek
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