[NTG-context] TeX capacity exceeded.... but....
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Thu Mar 17 23:34:36 CET 2022
On 2022-03-17 18:14, jbf via ntg-context wrote:
> I'd like to understand what is happening in this particular instance:
> While playing with a suggestion to a recent request (re
> \currentlistentrynumber etc.) I suddenly got a compiling error:
> TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [file=2000].
> I returned everything to how it was before I was trying out those
> suggestions, but still got the error, so I began the \stopdocument
> routine fairly early in the document... same problem still. Then I
> brought the \stopdocument well forward, immediately after the standard
> makeup pages and the document compiled. When I removed \stopdocument,
> the entire document compiled as it should.
> So the basic question is: what can be causing the error message? This
> has happened to me on two occasions with this document - it occurred
> once before I had even begun experimenting with the \currentlistentry
> options, so I do not think that the problem lies there. And when it
> occurred that time, I again solved it with \stopdocument routine, but
> further into the document. And similarly, once it compiled that far
> and I removed it, the whole document compiled once more.
> If it is too complicated an explanation for an email response, maybe
> just point me to a document that explains the issue.
I cannot explain what is happening, but I can tell you what I do when I
come across an unexpected failure: I delete the .tuc file (and .tua file
as well if present) and try again.
This is an easy thing to do before halving the source (moving \stop) and
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