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st: RE: limits on value labels?
error 198 is the most common Stata
programming error, and just means syntax
See -whelp limits- for help on limits.
There's some other bug; we need to see
where it stops.
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> Shinogle, Judy
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> 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
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