30,000 pixel limit in Photoshop

How do you get around the 30,000 pixel limit in PShop? The problem is that you can't make a canvas more than 30,000 pixels either horizontally or vertically. This simply isn't enough. What's the workaround? I cannot do it with two canvases and splice them together in another program. It has to be ONE canvas.
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Since this is a hard and fast limit of PS, you can use this handy work-around:
1) Calculate your final desired resolution
2) Now create a new file exactly HALF the size of your final target size, and make the resolution exactly DOUBLE the resolution required to successfully image the project.
3) When time comes to image the file, just say "Image at 200%"
*** You'll need lots and lots of RAM for this -- remember that Photoshop really needs 2.2 times RAM as the file size, and you'll need a scratch disk (clean) that is 3 times the size of the file.

You're going to have a considerable file there.

Fred Showker
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weedAuthor Commented:
OH DUH!!! Hah! I knew it was gonna be something stupid and right under my nose...Thanks!
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