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Re: st: .do file max size
Ok thanks - wordpad was the simple solution. Statarage prevented
But if you can comment on my problem... I'm using WinXP sp2 - usual
shmusual. No crazy alterations.
On 16/05/05, Neil Shephard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > This seems insane, but Stata is refusing to open one of my
> > many-times-opened .do files, claiming, all of a sudden, that .do
> > files over 30k are too big for the editor to handle.
> I can't comment on the cause of this problem (I suspect it may be platform related, but
> there is no indication of your OS), however....
> > I am reluctant to re-install, because the update from Stata8 to 8.2
> > takes hours. Does anyone know of a way to open .do files in some text
> > editor without losing the formatting? Also, is this error message I'm
> > getting for real? I just don't believe it would be a clever
> > programming idea to limit the size of files that may be used in a
> > built-in text editor.
> ...there is an excellent FAQ on text editors for Stata which can be viewed at...
> Neil Shephard
> Genetics Statistician
> ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester
> "If your result needs a statistician then you should design a better experiment" -
> Ernest Rutherford
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