Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

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Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by danielj » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:42 pm

I've got publisher 4.09 here (from wakefield) - which is SA compatible. Trying to install it on my 3.71 RPC which has 128mb, and it's screaming that it's out of memory everytime I try and use the font program to install the fonts...

Any ideas? :? Most odd...

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Re: Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by flibble » Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:05 pm

Have you tried dragging the 'Font cache' slider higher in the task manager? (left click on the Acorn Icon).

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Re: Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by danielj » Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:23 pm

Yup - as high as it'll go.

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Re: Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by flaxcottage » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:35 pm

Is your font folder full?

On RISCOS 3.1 there is a limit of 77 files per directory. How many in 3.7?
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Post by flibble » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:47 am

flaxcottage wrote:Is your font folder full?

On RISCOS 3.1 there is a limit of 77 files per directory. How many in 3.7?
Still 77

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Re: Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by helpful » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:29 am

IIRC this was a number range bug in the installer that caused it to wrap if you had lots of memory. The counterintuitive solution was to reduce your free memory before running it!
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Re: Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by danielj » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:27 am

Brilliant :D :roll:

Ok - so if I just run !PC and give it a metric buttload of RAM, I might get some mileage there :) (unless there's an easier way of taking up memory?)

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Post by IanS » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:37 am

danielj wrote:Brilliant :D :roll:

Ok - so if I just run !PC and give it a metric buttload of RAM, I might get some mileage there :) (unless there's an easier way of taking up memory?)

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Drag the "Next" bar in Task Manager, then start a task window.
Depends if it's seeing how much memory is free, or how much is fitted. You may have to try with a smaller memory stick installed.

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Re: Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by danielj » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:47 am

Will have a twiddle - I think I've given away all my smaller memory sticks :?

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Re: Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by danielj » Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:42 pm

Well, that sorted it - once I got free memory down to 16mb! Crumbs, I'm assuming 128mb was ridiculous back when this was produced...

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Re: Impression Publisher Fonts "Out of Memory"

Post by flibble » Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:47 pm

Probably cost the same as a car :)

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