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RE: st: ONE STATA QUESTION ON READING DATA


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: ONE STATA QUESTION ON READING DATA
Date   Mon, 19 Mar 2007 23:12:24 -0000

Evidently, your version of Stata cannot read in 
string variables longer than 80 characters. 
See the help on -limits-. 

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

Ni Frank
 
> Thanks a lot for the suggestion. But I don't have a detailed 
> description of 
> the structure. 
> 
> Now,  I have transfered that file into stata file and try to 
> load the whole 
> data into STATA (I have set the memeory to 1G so I can load 
> all the data).  
> But when I use it, it says
> 
> . use E:\working_cd1\grade2006.dta
> 
> data contains strings longer than 80 characters
> 

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