If the application displays an out of memory (OutOfMemoryError)
error when you try to edit very large files, this means that the memory allocated to the
application is insufficient. Apply one or more steps from the following list to avoid the
- Use the -Xmx
parameter to adjust the maximum memory available to the application at
- Make sure that you close other files before opening the large file.
- The large file is opened in Text editing mode because it uses less memory than
other editing modes. You can set the default editing mode in the Preferences dialog.
- If the file is too large for the editor to handle, you can open it in Large File