Re: Error on importing previously saved data file: Get::bigfile

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg122400] Re: Error on importing previously saved data file: Get::bigfile*From*: Leonid Shifrin <lshifr at gmail.com>*Date*: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 06:32:34 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*References*: <201110262136.RAA29918@smc.vnet.net>

Matthias, On the page I linked, I provided 2 implementations - for general tables (first), and for sparse tables. The first one should be as general as Import[..., "Table"] itself, although I did not test extensively. Cheers, Leonid On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 10:03 AM, Matthias Seise <mseise at gmx.de> wrote: > Dear Leonid, > > thanks for that link. I did see it before but it seems to work only with > "normal" tables [only numbers]. I do have image data as well in the list and > would like to save and load them. Of course I could convert them to a list > on save and back on loading but It seems quite a lot of trouble for a simple > read/write task. > > BR > Matthias > > > On 27 October 2011 04:20, Leonid Shifrin <lshifr at gmail.com> wrote: > >> Matthias, >> >> Check out my implementation of an alternative to Import for "Table" format >> - it lives >> here: >> >> >> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7525782/import-big-files-arrays-with-mathematica/7527064#7527064 >> >> It may be able to solve your problem. >> >> Regards, >> Leonid >> >> >> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 1:36 AM, Matthias Seise <mseise at gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> I'm working in Mathematica 8, 64 bit. >>> >>> I have saved a data set (Save["filename",data]) - which is about 3.5 >>> MB on the harddisk (a table with numbers and images, >>> ByteCount=610117226). >>> When I try to read it again into Memory I get "Get::bigfile: "The file >>> "filename" is too large to be read into memory." >>> >>> I can work around it by splitting the data in smaller junks, but there >>> should be a better way since the data set should not be too large >>> >>> Any ideas? >>> >>> >>> Best regards, >>> Matthias Seise >>> >>> >> >

**References**:**Error on importing previously saved data file: Get::bigfile***From:*Matthias Seise <mseise@gmail.com>