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I want to export for example this:

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but qgis crashes. Sometimes with an error message std::bad_alloc. But: My Mac has 8 GByte RAM and "just" 5,... something (of 8) GByte are used, moreover there is > 11 GByte free space on the disc.

Sometimes it crashes and you can have a look on an error report, like this one:

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Now I noticed that everything works fine if I disclaim labels like "Unserer Lieben Frau". Is this a bug? It seems to be independent on the font used. Or... what can I do to export the results to PDF? Thanks a lot!!

Harald

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Have your tired Apple's built-in PDF printer instead of QGIS'? What do you mean your disclaim label? Just adding a text field to the layout solves the issue? –  RomaH Nov 26 '12 at 14:22
    
@Harald do you mean you "uncheck" labels? –  Brad Nesom Nov 26 '12 at 16:27
    
@Brad: Oh yes, you are right, I mean really to uncheck the labels. Sorry for the confusion.... –  Harald Nov 26 '12 at 16:32
    
@RomaH: Yes, it is possible to use the built-in PDF printer. But the quality is not so good. Because the pictures should be printed in a book I don't want to use this option –  Harald Nov 26 '12 at 16:34
    
@Andre Joost: Thanks a lot for your hint. You are right, "new labelling" was the clue, everything is fine now. –  Harald Nov 27 '12 at 10:15

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Have you used "old labelling" (from inside the layers properties) or "new labelling" (from the icon toolbar)? Old labelling is known to make problems.

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