[NTG-context] Unable To Render Table With Over 3000 Rows

Neal Lester neallester at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 20:32:25 CEST 2014


Are there instructions for installing the beta?  I can't find them.

Thanks,

Neal


On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 12:19 PM, john Culleton <John at wexfordpress.com>
wrote:

> On Fri, 30 May 2014 18:11:46 +0200
> Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>
> > On 5/28/2014 6:34 PM, Neal Lester wrote:
> > > When I attempt to render a table with more
> > > than about 3000 rows I get the following
> > > error.  Searching the archives I found one
> > > message suggesting that [save size] is hard
> > > coded and cannot be increased.
> > >
> > > The application is rendering business
> > > reports; they are relatively simple documents
> > > but we definitely need more than 3000 rows.
> > > Is there a way to configure context to render
> > > tables of this size?
> >
> > at some point you will hit other limitations
> >
> > you can jump the number by changing a line in
> > the source code but as that is cumbersome I
> > changed the beta a bit so that you can add this
> > line in the texmfcnf.lua file in the directives
> > section:
> >
> >              ["luatex.savesize"] = "100000",
> >
> > (i now report the relevant values at the end of
> > a context --make run as some need to be saved
> > with the format due to startup relationships)
> >
> > I also set the value to 100K by default.
> >
> > Hans
> >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Neal Lester
> > >
> > > (C:/projects/context/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/cont-yes.mkiv
> > >
> > > ConTeXt  ver: 2014.01.03 00:40 MKIV current
> > > fmt: 2014.5.28  int: english/english
> > >
> > > system          > 'cont-new.mkiv' loaded
> > > (C:/projects/context/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/cont-new.mkiv)
> > > system          > files > jobname
> > > 'temp-AF5678CF-250D-4CB8-8505-21D1DAA5FA47',
> > > input
> > > './temp-AF5678CF-250D-4CB8-8505-21D1DAA5FA47',
> > > result
> > > 'temp-AF5678CF-250D-4CB8-8505-21D1DAA5FA47'
> > > fonts           > latin modern fonts are not
> > > preloaded languages       > language 'en' is
> > > active
> > >
> (C:/projects/jinny/report_builder/temp-AF5678CF-250D-4CB8-8505-21D1DAA5FA47.tex{C:/projects/context/tex/texmf-context/fonts/map/pdftex/context/mkiv-base.map}
> > > fonts           > preloading latin modern
> > > fonts (second stage) fonts           >
> > > typescripts > unknown library
> > > 'loc'
> {C:/projects/context/tex/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/lm/lm-math.map}{C:/projects/context/tex/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/lm/lm-rm.map}
> > > fonts           > 'fallback modern rm 12pt'
> > > is loaded structure       > sectioning > part
> > > @ level 1 : 1 -> ! TeX capacity exceeded,
> > > sorry [save size=50000]
> > >
> > > system          > tex > error on line 5025 in
> > > file
> > >
> C:/projects/jinny/report_builder/temp-AF5678CF-250D-4CB8-8505-21D1DAA5FA47.tex:
> > > TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [ ...
> > >
> > > 5015     \bTR \bTD This is an arbitrary
> > > label\eTD \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright]
> > > 4,992\eTD \eTR 5016     \bTR \bTD This is an
> > > arbitrary label\eTD
> > > \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright] 4,993\eTD \eTR
> > > 5017     \bTR \bTD This is an arbitrary
> > > label\eTD \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright]
> > > 4,994\eTD \eTR 5018     \bTR \bTD This is an
> > > arbitrary label\eTD
> > > \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright] 4,995\eTD \eTR
> > > 5019     \bTR \bTD This is an arbitrary
> > > label\eTD \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright]
> > > 4,996\eTD \eTR 5020     \bTR \bTD This is an
> > > arbitrary label\eTD
> > > \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright] 4,997\eTD \eTR
> > > 5021     \bTR \bTD This is an arbitrary
> > > label\eTD \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright]
> > > 4,998\eTD \eTR 5022     \bTR \bTD This is an
> > > arbitrary label\eTD
> > > \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright] 4,999\eTD \eTR
> > > 5023     \bTR \bTD This is an arbitrary
> > > label\eTD \bTD[nc=1,align=flushright]
> > > 5,000\eTD \eTR 5024     \eTABLEbody 5025 >>
> > > \eTABLE 5026     \stoptext 5027
> > >
> > > If you really absolutely need more capacity,
> > > you can ask a wizard to enlarge me.
> > >
> > > !  ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF
> > > file produced!
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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>
> This sounds like a job for a programming language
> with printing features, and not a DTP program. In
> my days as a COBOL programmer printing a report
> from a data file with a million entries was not
> unusual. As my father used to say there are
> horses for courses.
>
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