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RE: st: How to prevent truncated string in macro expression


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: How to prevent truncated string in macro expression
Date   Tue, 11 Jul 2006 20:35:57 +0100

True in other problems, but not the answer here. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Maarten buis
 
> --- "Grealy, Patrick J" <Patrick.J.Grealy@uth.tmc.edu> wrote:
> > I am having trouble with the limit for string lengths in expressions
> > and have not been able to find the solution. I'm sure I've seen it
> > somewhere and suspect it involves using the colon(:) instead of
> > equals(=) method.
> 
> Occationally it helps to leave out the equal sign, this prevents Stata
> from interpreting the statement and that can help.

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