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Designer "Out of memory" error

  Asked By: Dejuan    Date: Jan 20    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 4603

We are facing a typical problem with SharePoint designer. We are very
frequently getting “Out of Memory” problem. This is very frequent in our
project and we have observed at least 30-40 instances in the past 2 days.
The result of this error is that designer crashes and unsaved work is lost.

Steps that we have taken:
1. Increased RAM from 2GB to 4 GB, but still the problem was not
2. Tried searching in google, but could not find anything which could

Note: This project has a task of customizing the Newform of a list which
has over 30 columns. Can this be a reason for the occurrence of this error?

Any workarounds, solutions, recommendations for this problem are highly



4 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Johathan Mcgowan     Answered On: Jan 20

Look at the source code. Over time SPD tends to insert blank lines inside
the context initializing javascript (the ctx variable). I've had times when
there were tens of thousands of blank lines there, rendering the app
unresponsive. It never crashed by itself though.

Answer #2    Answered By: Georgia Barr     Answered On: Jan 20

OS, Version and Service Pack
Make and Model of PC

Answer #3    Answered By: Jessi Sweet     Answered On: Jan 20

<<Added more info>>OS: Windows server 2008
MOSS 2007

Answer #4    Answered By: Kelvin Mckinney     Answered On: Jan 20

I would recommend reading through this article:

And this one:

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