An image of this size is 1.6 gigabytes in size. There is no way to use such
an image in a compressed form. When images are loaded they are expanded to
their full 32 bpp size when they are first used.
You'd need a machine with at least 3 gigs of hard memory on board to even
think about printing this. 5 might be better.
AFAIK there are no numerical limits other than the size of the integer
values for the dimensions of a bitmap. the problems soon arise however when
bitmap size approaches available memory size.
I've never had the luxury of an n gigabyte computer system to test such
Bob Powell [MVP]
Visual C#, System.Drawing
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