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program drop _all
program define repeat_codes
.
<insert codes that you're repeating all over the do file>
.
end

After you have done this whenever you need to refer to those codes,
you'll just need to write:

repeat_codes

Hope this helps.

Ada


On 3/18/06, Carter Rees <carterrees@gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
>
> Working with Stata 9.1, Windows XP.
>
> When I attempt to cut and paste text from within the do-file editor to
> different areas of the same do-file or from another word processing program
> to the do-file editor I get the following error message:
>
> "You will exceed the maximum number of characters the Do-file Editor can
> hold (131071 bytes) if text is pasted".
>
> So, this leaves me with the option of re-typing a lot of redundant code.  A
> search of the archives and FAQ has not produced an answer.  I have checked
> to make sure that I am not unknowingly pasting a large amount of text left
> on my clipboard.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Carter
>
>
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Ada Ma
Research Fellow
Health Economics Research Unit
University of Aberdeen, UK.
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/heru/
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