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st: RE: limits on value labels?


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: limits on value labels?
Date   Tue, 23 Mar 2004 20:28:37 -0000

error 198 is the most common Stata 
programming error, and just means syntax 
error. 

See -whelp limits- for help on limits. 

There's some other bug; we need to see 
where it stops. 

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of 
> Shinogle, Judy
> Sent: 23 March 2004 20:23
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: limits on value labels?
> 
> 
> I am working on writing a general program to allow people to 
> input a national database ascii file into Stata.
> I have converted the available SAS documentation into Stata 
> language but the program appears to stop after certain amount 
> of lines ---- error 198.
>  
> I have been able to take the sas file and transfer it using 
> Stat-Transfer.  I even saved the do program to accomplish 
> this conversion but again when I ran the program separately 
> -- it had the same error.
>  
> I am curious as this database has many value labels ~ 200 
> with one variable--- could that be the problem?
> Any other ideas?
> The data set is about 35,000 obs with 100 variables 
>  
> Thanks
> judy
> 
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