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From |
Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: max number of variables in Stata IC/11.1 |

Date |
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 11:17:59 +0100 |

I don't know if it helps, but you can update to Stata 11.2 for free, by typing in Stata -update all-. -- Maarten On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Ivica Rubil <irubil@eizg.hr> wrote: > I forgot to mention in the previous post, but I have actually dropped all variables that are not used in the model. I have only 46 variables in memory. > > > > > -- > Ivica Rubil > Ekonomski institut / The Institute of Economics, Zagreb > a. Trg J. F. Kennedyja 7, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia > t. +385-1-2362-269 > f. +385-1-2335-165 > e. irubil@eizg.hr > www.eizg.hr > > > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Maarten Buis > Sent: 29. studeni 2011 11:06 > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Subject: Re: st: max number of variables in Stata IC/11.1 > > The error message refers to the dataset and not to the model. Many > estimation commands create temporary variables during the computation, > and if Stata runs into the maximum number of variables while executing > that command it will return that error message. In such a large model > the number of temporary variables can become quite large. If you also > have a dataset with many variables than it becomes even more easy to > run into this problem, even if you are not using those variables in > your model. In that case the easiest way to solve that is to drop > those unused variables. > > Hope this helps, > Maarten > > On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 10:51 AM, Ivica Rubil <irubil@eizg.hr> wrote: >> Dear all, >> >> here's the problem: I'm trying to run -nlsur- with 12 equations, same 34 >> regressors in each, and 354 coefficients to be estimated. When I run it, >> Stata returns 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. >> r(900); >> >> I'm using Stata IC/11.1 which, as far as I'm aware, accepts more >> variables than I actually have (46 = 34 regressors + 12 dep. var.), plus >> I have compressed (-compress-) all of them. >> >> Please, help. >> >> Thanks, >> ivica >> >> -- >> Ivica Rubil >> Ekonomski institut / The Institute of Economics, Zagreb >> a. Trg J. F. Kennedyja 7, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia >> t. +385-1-2362-269 >> f. +385-1-2335-165 >> e. irubil@eizg.hr >> www.eizg.hr >> >> >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > -- > -------------------------- > Maarten L. Buis > Institut fuer Soziologie > Universitaet Tuebingen > Wilhelmstrasse 36 > 72074 Tuebingen > Germany > > > http://www.maartenbuis.nl > -------------------------- > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ -- -------------------------- Maarten L. Buis Institut fuer Soziologie Universitaet Tuebingen Wilhelmstrasse 36 72074 Tuebingen Germany http://www.maartenbuis.nl -------------------------- * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Winsorize by time and group***From:*Gokhan Yilmaz <statacurious@gmail.com>

**st: max number of variables in Stata IC/11.1***From:*"Ivica Rubil" <irubil@eizg.hr>

**Re: st: max number of variables in Stata IC/11.1***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**RE: st: max number of variables in Stata IC/11.1***From:*"Ivica Rubil" <irubil@eizg.hr>

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