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st: RE: posting a long list


From   Lee Sieswerda <Lee.Sieswerda@tbdhu.com>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: posting a long list
Date   Mon, 24 Jun 2002 11:39:27 -0400

I don't think that macro length is the limiting factor. In Intercooled
Stata, you are allowed 67,784 characters in a macro. Maybe you could post
the relevant parts of your code.
Lee Sieswerda


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	FEIVESON, ALAN H. (AL) (JSC-SD) (NASA)
> [SMTP:alan.h.feiveson1@jsc.nasa.gov]
> Sent:	Monday, June 24, 2002 11:34 AM
> To:	'statalist'
> Subject:	st: posting a  long list
> 
> Hello - I'm trying to use -postfile- to post a long list of names stored
> in
> a macro (I tried both local and global). When I try to build this macro by
> appending each name, one at a time, it refuses to exceed 80 characters in
> length. 
> 
> 1. Is there a way to make a macro longer than 80 characters?
> 
> 2. Is there a way to use postfile to get around this, say by repeated
> postfile commands?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Al Feiveson
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