Re: Re: [R] write.dta limits

From: ronggui <0034058_at_fudan.edu.cn>
Date: Tue 07 Jun 2005 - 14:08:22 EST


i can write the file to dta.
> a<-matrix(rnorm(41706*229),nrow=41706)
> a<-as.data.frame(a)
> write.dta(a,file="c:\\new.dta")
> version

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platform i386-pc-mingw32

arch     i386           
os       mingw32        
system   i386, mingw32  
status   Patched        
major    2              
minor    1.0            
year     2005           
month    05             
day      29             
language R              

OS:win 2K         

>Thomas Lumley <tlumley@u.washington.edu> wrote on 2005-Jun-06:
>> On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, Jean Eid wrote:
>>
>> >Hope everyone id doing great ..
>> >
>> >Just need some clarification over the limit of write.dta. I have some
>> >coauthors that use stata and I need to send them my data in .dta format.
>> >the data.frame is 41706x229 and I get the following
>> >
>> >Error in write.dta(Panel, file = "STATADATA/Panel.dta", version = 7) :
>> > a binary write error occured
>> >
>> >
>> >Once I subset the data everything works out fine. my question is what are
>> >the limits of write.dta. I tried to find out but no luck..
>>
>>
>> There aren't supposed to be any built-in limits. The error message that
>> you report means that the low-level operating system calls to write data
>> gave an error, so if a limit was hit it was in the operating system (?disk
>> full)
>>
>> -thomas
>
>I have encountered the same error on Windows XP systems when
>trying to write large data frame to Stata files. Using R 2.1 and
>the current foreign package. The disk was not full.
>
>Andrew
>
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        ronggui
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          2005-06-07

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