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Kit Baum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thu, 4 Jun 2009 14:41:12 -0400
I have a dataset in SPSS, I transformed it into Stata format by saving
as (Stata SE format) in SPSS. Now I want to open it in Stata10 but it
gives the following error message.
no room to add more variables
An attempt was made to add a variable that would have resulted in
more than 2048 or 2047 variables (Stata reserves one variable for
its own use). You have the following alternatives:
1. Drop some variables; see help drop.
2. If you are using Stata/SE, increase maxvar; see help maxvar.
You must be using Stata/IC, which has a limit of 2047 variables. Does
your dataset have more variables than that? If so, you can increase
maxvar in Stata/SE or Stata/MP, but not in Stata/IC. One solution
would be to save only some of the variables from SPSS. Another would
be to use Stat/Transfer to create a dataset containing a subset of the
Kit Baum | Boston College Economics & DIW Berlin | http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
An Introduction to Stata Programming
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