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RE: st: Recognizing the full length of a macro
I note that
local l : length local macroname
has greater limits than -length()-. I haven't
played to see what they are.
> I want to express my strong support for that issue. It is on
> my wishlist, too.
> > 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.
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