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Re: st: AW: maximum number of characters in do file


From   Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: maximum number of characters in do file
Date   Tue, 24 Mar 2009 22:12:06 -0400

Many thanks to Martin for mentioning my guide to integrating Stata and
external text editors. Anyone interested should bookmark the permanent
huebler.info URL or the alternative blogspot.com URL.

http://huebler.info/2008/20080427-stata.html
http://huebler.blogspot.com/2008/04/stata.html

I am in the process of moving to a different ISP and after I switched
providers the Verizon URL shown in Martin's message will lead to a
"page not found" error.

Friedrich

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
>
> Third party software can easily take care of such problems, see
>
> http://mysite.verizon.net/huebler/2008/20080427-stata.html
>
> and
>
> http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/t/textEditors.html
>
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
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> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Rodrigo Briceño
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 24. März 2009 21:41
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: st: maximum number of characters in do file
>
> Dear Stata listers.
> Background: Stata 9, Windows Vista.
>
> I am trying to make a do file that will define the values for 5820
> health care providers. I did the syntax in excel in order to have the
> proper format (quotation marks and numbers associated to names), but
> when I tried to paste into the do file a message appeared informing me
> that: "You will exceed the maximum number of characters that the
> do-file editor can hold (131071 bytes) if text is pasted"
>
> I looked in google for similar questions to the stata list and some
> solution provided was to use notepad, but using this I got the error:
> input too long.
>
> I'm hoping that my question is very well written and formulated in
> order to get a proper response from any of you. Thanks.!
>
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