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RE: st: Re: STATA 8 and byte size

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: Re: STATA 8 and byte size
Date   Tue, 2 May 2006 15:56:29 +0100

The FAQ explains about the Statalist archives. 
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But that's a side-issue. In essence, the 
limiting size is a hard limit. If your file 
is too big, you need to split the file or use 
another editor. There are no other solutions to the 


Gauri Khanna
> Thank you for the rely. Unfortunately I do not have that 
> discussion with me. 
> Is it possible for me to access it somehow or for you to forward it?

Rodrigo A. Alfaro

> >It seems that the Editor has a limit in bytes. See the 
> discussion around
> >04/05/06.

Gauri Khanna

> >I was trying to open a do file in STATA 8 and got a message 
> saying that the
> >file is larger than 32000 bytes. I did not know such a limit 
> existed as the
> >same file opens perfectly well in STATA 9.
> >
> >Apart from splitting the do file, is there any other 
> solution such as trying
> >to increase the file size to the maximum available in STATA 
> 8? If so, what is it?

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