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Re: Memmory issue while batch exporting graphics

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  • Subject: [mg79772] Re: Memmory issue while batch exporting graphics
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 05:50:09 -0400 (EDT)
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make a Graphics[Raster[]] object in the same way as Mathematica
represent bitmaps. The DensityPlot[] is for smooth functions
and not for bitmaps or discontinuous height fields.

It had worked for me up to 4096^2 color maps


Ned Kelly wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm (just for fun) trying to generate a high resolution Mandelbrot set 
> image with Mathematica. In order to do so I wrote a Programm to build 
> an array wich holds the number of iterations in each spesific point.
> Unfortunately I get a memmory error when the array gets larger than 500x500.
> No more memory available.
> Mathematica kernel has shut down.
> Try quitting other applications and then retry.
> Then I decided to do the same in small portions. I generate a 
> ListDensityPlot (500x500 pix), save it as a variable and export it to a 
> spesivic folder. This repeats itself as I packed it in two "For" loops. 
> This works fine up to a spesivic point where (again) my memmory overflows.
> My idea was to stick all these exported parts of the Mandelbrot together 
> to get a high resolution Mandelbrot set.
> Do you've got any idea how to work around that Memmory issue? I Tried to 
>   clear the systemcache and clear the variables holding the picture and 
> the array but nothing helped.
> Appreciate your help!
> Ned

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