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James, I hope you have solved the problem by now, but I will post this in case it helps you or others. My experience is that memory problems are affected not only by the amount of RAM allocated to Photoshop (as several people have already suggested), but also the amount of RAM available for printing seems to get smaller the longer you have Photoshop running. Particularly when editing a large file like yours, the more you work with the file the more History states you accumulate, and they can eat up large chunks of RAM. Whenever I have encountered the message you describe, I quit Photoshop which frees up the RAM, then re-launch Photoshop, open the file and immediately print it. That usually works. Bruce Fraser has an excellent section on RAM memory in his book Real World Photoshop. One of his more interesting points (page 6) is that Photoshop can only use RAM memory in an amount equal to the size of your available Scratch disk space. So you may think you have a lot of RAM allocated to Photoshop, but if your free space on the Scratch disk is small, Photoshop can't use all that RAM. *Rick Stare James Irelan wrote: >I'm running out of things to try. >After having a run of problems where Photoshop would do an unexpected >quit when trying to print (Mac), >and where I found ways to solve that, now I'm getting a new one: >"insufficient memory for that >operation (printing)- try quitting other running applications". But >there are no other running apps. >I've tried everything I can think of short of reinstalling PS, which I >guess I'll try next unless someone >can suggest something. I've cleared every cache I can think of, I've >optimized disks, I've checked every >way I can think of that no other apps are running, I've reduced PS's >memory allocation- and this is >all after I've already printed these files before. Yes, they're big, >but they've printed several times in >the past with no problem. Any ideas appreciated. >thanks, >James Irelan - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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