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It seems likely that there are some variable in the shapefile you are
using that are longer than Stata's limit.
On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 11:40 AM, Daniel Marcelino <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Is it a kind of error on stata or on the file? I downloaded this file
> twice, but I still getting the same error.
> . shp2dta using "/Users/DM/Data/D2/Maps/55mu2500gsr.shp",
> data(brazil-d) coor(brazil-c) genid(id) genc(c)
> st_addvar(): 3300 argument out of range
> read_dbf(): - function returned error
> <istmt>: - function returned error
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