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Re: st: Coping with strings longer than 80 variables
Jolene Skordis <Jolene.Skordis@lshtm.ac.uk> writes,
> I have a dataset containing open ended questions that were captured
> verbatim. As a result, when I try to open the dataset I keep getting an
> error message saying "data contains strings longer than 80 characters".
If this is happening on -use-,
. use svydata
data containts strings longer than 80 characters
then the dataset was created by Stata/SE (which allows string variables up to
244 characters long) and you will need to use Stata/SE to process it.
For information on Stata/SE, type
. whelp SpecialEdition
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