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Re: limit on size?

From: Valeriy E. Ushakov
Subject: Re: limit on size?
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 1999 05:40:17 +0300

On Thu, Dec 30, 1999 at 11:26:35AM -0800, address@hidden wrote:

> I get a message like this when I increase my height from 22i to 23i:
> lout file "testBig.lout":
>     93,1: forced to enlarge @High from -57.171c to 2.540c
> Is there really such a size limitation for lout?  Is there some option
> somewhere I missed?

In externs.h see MAX_SHORT_LENGTH, which is 32767 internal units.
Internally Lout works with units of 1/20 pt, so

    32767 = 1638.35 pt = 22.7(5) in = 57.79 cm

which is enouch for B3 paper, but just a little bit too small for A2
(420mm x 594mm).

SY, Uwe
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