Sunday, March 12, 2006

Re: st: how to avoid truncation when trimming a long string

At 06:52 PM 3/12/2006, Maarten buis wrote: >Sean: >Does -local model trim("`model'")- work? Not evaluating a local >macro (leaving the = sign out) >prevents the 256 character max to bite, but this depends on what is >in the original `model' local. >If that already contains more than 256 characters than the >truncation already occured earlier in >the program. >HTH,

Nope. First I set model to "x"; and then

. di `"`model'"' trim("x")

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