# [Tugindia] How to write block matrices

Kapil Hari Paranjape kapil at imsc.res.in
Thu Sep 27 04:59:15 CEST 2007

```Hello Lovy!

On Wed, 26 Sep 2007, Lovy Singhal wrote:
> ! No room for a new \dimen .
> \ch at ck ...\else \errmessage {No room for a new #3}
>                                                   \fi
> l.79 }

> I even talked to the author of this easy package but he said that
> the problem was that my LaTeX compiler was one using less number
> of memory registers and also there are some packages which are
> consuming too much memory.  Can somebody please suggest any other
> alternative way to write one or what to do with this way itself.

You can edit the memory available to TeX by creating a file called
~/.texmf-config/texmf.cnf
In this you can put the line
extra_memory_bot = 2000000
This will provide 2MB of extra memory for boxes in tex and that