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Re: st: Recognizing the full length of a macro


From   Seb Buechte <sfbuechte@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Recognizing the full length of a macro
Date   Fri, 4 Mar 2005 12:44:02 +0100

Fred,

I want to express my strong support for that issue. It is on my wishlist, too.

Sebastian


On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 20:09:59 -0600, Fred Wolfe
<fwolfe@arthritis-research.org> wrote:
> Stata SE allows a macro to have a length <= 1,081,511. However string
> functions including length() and index() don't recognize lengths greater
> than 245.
> 
> Perhaps recognizing the full length of macro could be added to the wish
> list. Until that time, however, I suggest this limitation be added to the
> help limits and help strfun files.
> 
> Fred Wolfe
> 
> Fred Wolfe
> National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases
> Wichita, Kansas
> Tel (316) 263-2125     Fax (316) 263-0761
> fwolfe@arthritis-research.org
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