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st: RE: funny problem..


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: funny problem..
Date   Fri, 22 Nov 2002 13:34:02 -0000

Ganesh, Saravana

> I am faced with a funny problem. I have dataset which 
> doesn't has any
> string variable more than 80. I know this b'cos I can open it and I
> checked it in my office computer. When I try to open the 
> same dataset in
> my laptop it gives an error message r(459) - data contains strings
> longer than 80 characters. May be its something silly that 
> I am doing..
> any suggestion will be appreciated...

My suggestion is this. 

Contact tech-support at Stata Corp with the 
following information: 

1. Specify the version(s) of Stata you are using 
on both machines. Give whatever is produced by 
typing -about- in each case. 

2. Specify how the dataset is read into Stata. 

3. Give the results of -describe- on this dataset 
and the office copy of Stata. 

tech support may well want more information. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
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