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st: RE: maximum do file size


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: maximum do file size
Date   Fri, 21 Jul 2006 18:11:37 +0100

There is a limit, it is often discussed on Statalist, and you cannot do anything 
about it. One strategy is to split long do-files into smaller ones and use 
a master do file calling them in turn; another, as you say, is to use 
another editor, in which case you need not cut it down. 

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

Zurab Sajaia
 
> the question looked too easy and I didn't want post it here 
> but couldn't 
> find anything so far.
> 
> Is there a limit for do file to be opened in the editor? I 
> got the dataset 
> with loong do file defining variable and value labels... of 
> course I can 
> open it in any other text editor and cut down but wanted to 
> make sure there 
> are no options to increase the limit in Stata.

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