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Typesetting the document results in this LaTeX error message:
TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [buffer size=5000]
The message appears in the LaTeX .log file for the document. LaTeX stops at
the point of the error, so the complete document does not appear in the
When you save documents using the Portable LaTeX filter, the
graphicx package is used for the graphics in a
document. The graphicx package attempts to scan the contents of the graphics
file. If the graphics file was originally created in a non-Windows environment
and uses either the Macintosh or Unix line end characters instead of the
Windows line end characters, LaTeX will not see the line end and will stop,
issuing the error.
The line ends in the graphics file must be converted to Windows line end
characters. One method of changing the line end characters is to use the
freeware program FixEOL, which you can download.
Using your Internet browser, open
Scroll down the menu and click Fix End-Of-Line.
to your local hard drive.
The file is also
Run FxEOL122.exe to install FixEOL.
The installation places the program on your hard drive and adds a shortcut to
the Windows Start menu.
Use the shortcut created by the installation to start FixEOL.
If you are working in Windows XP, the system may display a message that begins
The system DLL user32.dll was relocated in memory. The
application will not run properly.
contains more information and links to a downloadable solution for the
problem. Download the fix and restart FixEOL.
When the FixEOL dialog
check the Save backup and/or
Keep time stamp boxes, as you desire.
Open Windows Explorer and select the file with line end characters that must
Drag the file from Windows Explorer to the FixEOL dialog.
The program fixes the line end characters immediately.
Last revised 05/02/07
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