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Re: Large lists problem...

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  • Subject: [mg39311] Re: Large lists problem...
  • From: "Peltio" <peltio at twilight.zone>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 04:40:54 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"Manuel Marques-Pita" wrote

>I have a program that generates very large lists as output, each one has
>about 20.000 elements. When I try to copy any of these as paste it in an
>assignment such as varx = {1,2,2,2,1....., 2,1,1} and evaluate, I get no
>complains but the assignment does not happen.

Have you tried shorter lists, to see when the problem begins to show up?
Sounds like a memory problem.
Does this happen with lists 500 elements long?
And with one thousand elements?
And with 5 thousand?

Do you have enough system resources to cope with this operation?

just my two cents,
Peltio
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