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RE: st: RE: do file size limit?


From   "Jian Zhang" <jzh@ucdavis.edu>
To   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>, statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: RE: do file size limit?
Date   Thu, 6 Apr 2006 05:59:01 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks, Nick!

Is there a way to change the do-file editor limit on bytes?

Jian

> I don't know why you have this problem but 
> speculation will not help, only tech-support. 
> It could be a side-effect of other software 
> on your system or your total use of memory.
> 
> The do-file editor limit is not on lines, but
> on bytes. 
> 
> Practical solutions to file length problems are 
> to split the do file or to use another editor. 
> As concurrent threads indicate, there are many 
> excellent ones to choose from. 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> Jian Zhang
>  
> > I was having trouble adding more lines to a do file that only has 433
> > lines (and 22KB). I have checked online and stata says that the limit
> > is 128 KB and thousands of lines.  I tried using "set mem". 
> > It did work. 
> > I guess some of you may have had the same problem before...Is 
> > there a way 
> > of increasing the do-file line limit?  Thanks.
>  
> 
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