s[sz_]:="\!\(\*StyleBox[\"\\\"\:1234\\\"\", "<>ToString[sz]<>", Rule[FontFamily, \"DejaVu Sans\"], Rule[FontWeight, Plain], Rule[StripOnInput, False]]\)\!\(\*StyleBox[\"\\\"\:2245\\\"\", "<>ToString[sz]<>", Rule[FontFamily, \"FjallaOne\"], Rule[FontWeight, Plain], Rule[StripOnInput, False]]\)"

then s[1100] evaluate with no problem. However s[1200] makes the frontend allocate 100% RAM and and 10000 GDIs. I guess that's reasonable since the latter character doesn't fit within a line, so it keeps newlining hoping that the next will be sufficiently wide.

However, the problem remains when writing Pane[s[1200], {10000, 10000}]. Why does the proble persist even when making the linewidth sufficiently big? Also with Pane I need to known the required line width beforehand.

What is an alternative to
Rasterize[Pane[s[1200], {10000, 10000}], "Image"]
that doesn't require guessing the size and doesn't need 10000 GDIs?

My max resolution is 1366x768. I guess the problem won't happen with full HD.

  • At least in version 11.3 for macOS, it works without any problems. – Henrik Schumacher Aug 6 at 6:36
  • Works fine with Windows 10 and MM11.3. tried up to s[3000] – Lou Aug 7 at 8:40

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