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Re: st: RE: file write a long string from an rclass program
On Mon, 2004-01-12 at 10:35, Nick Cox wrote:
> Same result if you put (`r(rf)') ??
Not the same, but fails with the error
103 invalid name
The only place 103 appears is at the end of the string, the final
"words" of which are "... 0.000 0.103"
> chris wallace
> > I have an rclass program which returns a long string in
> > r(rf). I want
> > to write this string to a file. I can do this using
> > . file write `FH' (r(rf)) _n
> > when the string is not too long, but it is truncated when
> > it exceeds 244
> > characters due to stata's limit on strings.
> > So, is there an alternative method to either:
> > - return the long string in a different way so it is more
> > usable in file
> > write
> > or
> > - call file write differently so r(rf) doesn't get
> > evaluated (which is
> > when the truncation occurs)?
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