Re: limit to dictionary

Paul Martz <skewmatrix@...>

2000 seems like a very unlikely limit. It's not a computer number. 2048 would be more believable.

Yet it still baffles me why there would be a limit at all, as JAWS should simply allocate more RAM to hold more entries.


On Apr 19, 2015, at 6:47 AM, Soronel Haetir via Jfw <jfw@...> wrote:

That seems unlikely that I would then always have problems at exactly
2000 entries shared between the user and shared file.

Even when I deleted some of the non-English default entries and added
new English entries it has always been right at 2000 entries that the
dictionary manager crashes.

On 4/18/15, Hozefa Tambawala via Jfw <jfw@...> wrote:
The size of the dictionary depends upon the number of characters
entered in the dictionary including spaces.

On 4/18/15, Mario via Jfw <jfw@...> wrote:
Soronel, when you reached the limit, did Jaws start to lag a bit in
responding to typing, and did either jdf become corrupted?
do you know if the limit also includes entries concerning other
languages in either the default and application dictionaries?
do you know how much space a full jdf takes up on the HD?
On 4/18/2015 11:23 AM, Soronel Haetir via Jfw wrote:
Jaws is limited to 2000 entries per dictionary, shared between the
user and shared configuration files.

Jaws has two dictionaries active at any given time (the default and
program specific dictionary, each of which loads user and shared
files), each of the default and program dictionaries can have up to
2000 entries so there is a limit of 4000 entries total.

And I know this because it is a limit I have actually reached.

On 4/18/15, Paul Martz via Jfw <jfw@...> wrote:
I don't know for certain but I'd be surprised to find out that there is
limit at all, other than the limits of the resources of your own


On Apr 18, 2015, at 7:53 AM, Mario via Jfw <jfw@...>

hi, does anyone know what is the limit to how many entries the
can have? I heard the limit maybe 2000, but is that inclusive or
of the default.jdf?

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