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Re: st: [Stata 8.2] maximum number of characters in local macro


From   "Neil Shephard" <mdeasnds@fs1.ser.man.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: [Stata 8.2] maximum number of characters in local macro
Date   Tue, 24 May 2005 09:37:49 +0100

> 
> as indicated in the subject of this email. Does such a restriction
> exist in Stata 8.2? Or do I have to set a maximum allowable length of
> local macros?
> 

-man limits- indicates that the limits in the various versions of Stata8.2 are...

                                                    Small    Intercooled       Stata/SE
<snip>
# of characters in a macro             8,681         67,784      1,081,511
<snip>

HTH's

Neil


Neil Shephard
Genetics Statistician
ARC Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester
neil.shephard@man.ac.uk
nshephard@gmail.com

"If your result needs a statistician then you should design a better experiment" - 
Ernest Rutherford

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