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st: Re: length of string variable


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: length of string variable
Date   Sun, 1 May 2005 19:03:41 -0400

Michael asks
Is there any way to extend the allowable length of a string field beyond 80 characters?

Yes; help limits shows that Stata/SE allows 244-byte strings.

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html

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