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Re: st: Too many variables


From   <estiles@jcu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Too many variables
Date   Fri, 6 Jun 2008 09:07:00 -0400 (EDT)

You can increase your matsize and/or set memory to be larger and that will allow you to increase your number of variables.

before you open your dataset,
set mem 100m
set matsize 800

Elizabeth A. Stiles, PhD
Director, Nonprofit Administration Program
John Carroll University


---- Original message ----
>Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 12:23:43 +1000
>From: Keith Dear <keith.dear@anu.edu.au>  
>Subject: Re: st: Too many variables  
>To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>
>Also, perhaps it may be useful to:
>
>describe using filename
>
>i.e. list the (many) variables without loading the dataset. I don't 
>know whether that has the same limitation on the number of variables.
>kd
>
>
>At 11:37 AM 6/06/2008, you wrote:
>>Chances are, you don't need nearly the number of variables for your 
>>analysis as you have in your dataset.  In that case, use the 
>>following syntax (from -help use-)
>>
>>use [varlist] [if] [in] using filename [, clear nolabel]
>>
>>eg. use var1 var2 var3 using dataset, clear
>>
>>
>>Georgiana Bostean wrote:
>>>Hi. I have the Intercooled version and I cannot open a dataset because it
>>>has too many variables. What are my options?
>>>Thank you in advance!
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