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Re: st: Problems with outreg


From   "Ada Ma" <heu034@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Problems with outreg
Date   Tue, 25 Nov 2008 14:37:14 +0000

I tried both sets of your commands and I too have version 10.1 and
outreg2 freshly installed (never having used it) and I got neither of
your command problem.

I know this is really silly but checking it just in case - have you
tried increasing the memory size BEFORE you load up your data set?



On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:20 AM, David Malison
<takeshimalison@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all. I'm having a lot of trouble getting the outreg and outreg2
> commands to work in Stata (version 10.1). When invoking outreg, I
> always get the r(198) error that says "obs must be between" and then
> gives an arbitrary range (the lower bound of which is twice the number
> of variables in the regression). For example:
>
> sysuse auto, clear
> reg price mpg
> outreg using auto1
>
> This sequence of commands gives me the following error:
>
> obs must be between 4 and 1167
> r(198);
>
> If I use the outreg2 command I get a r(902) error that says there is a
> memory problem. To use the previous example:
>
> sysuse auto, clear
> reg price mpg
> outreg2 using auto1
>
> This sequence triggers the following error:
>
> no room to add more variables because of width
>    An attempt was made to add a variable that would have increased
> the memory required to store an observation beyond what
>    is currently possible.  You have the following alternatives:
>
>     1.  Store existing variables more efficiently; see help compress.
>     2.  Drop some variables or observations; see help drop.  (Think
> of Stata's data area as the area of a rectangle; Stata
>         can trade off width and length.)
>     3.  Increase the amount of memory allocated to the data area
> using the set memory command; see help memory.
> r(902);
>
> No idea why I would be running into memory problems with this simple
> sequence. I've contacted Stata tech support but they have not been of
> any help.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Thanks,
> David
>
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