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Last updated: 26 August 2013
Stata release: 13

Questions are listed below in the following categories:

  1. Advanced topics
  2. Miscellaneous
  3. FAQs concerning Stata 11
  4. FAQs concerning releases before Stata 11

1. Advanced topics

Advanced starting of Stata

Executing Stata in background (batch) mode

2. Miscellaneous

How do I access Stata’s application support directory in OS X 10.7 and newer?

Is Stata compatible with Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), and Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)?

Does Stata support the MacBook Pro with Retina display?

Multiple installations of Stata

Why does Preview.app lock up when I open Stata’s PDF documentation from the Finder?

Why am I unable to copy graphs and tables from Stata into other applications?

How does a Stata network license work?

How can I determine if my computer/operating system is 64-bit?

What kind of machine should I purchase to make Stata run most effectively?

What are the hardware requirements to run Stata?

3. FAQs concerning Stata 12

Is Stata compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), and Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)?

4. FAQs concerning releases before Stata 12

How do I increase the memory allocated for Stata 11?

Why am I unable to copy graphs and tables from Stata 10 into other applications?

I just installed Stata 10 for Macintosh and my personal ado-files can't be found by Stata, what should I do?

Why does Stata crash when I open the Data Editor in Stata for Mac?

Why does clicking on a variable in the Variables window or command in the Review window sometimes bring the window to the front?

Why does pressing Return after clicking on a variable in the Variables window sometimes output the variable twice?

Why does right-clicking in the Variables or Review window sometimes clear multiple selections?

Will Stata 9 for Mac run on Intel Macs?

How do I increase the memory allocated to Stata in version 8?

Will Stata 8 for Macintosh run natively in OS X?

Stata is displaying graphs using the old scheme even though the setting is for the new scheme.

Some of Stata's commands do not work.

Should I create an alias of the Stata application?

Can I make an alias of Stata's ADO folder?

Some of Stata’s commands do not work.

Should I create an alias of the Stata application?

Can I make an alias of Stata’s ADO folder?

I have my memory doubled/tripled by Ram Doubler, but Stata is not recognizing all of it!

How do I increase memory allocated to Stata?

I'm getting a "Type 1" or "Type 11" error!

My computer crashes during the installation.

Will Stata 7 for Macintosh run natively in OS X?

How do I create a Postscript file of my graphs?

I can't save/open files!

Stata reports "Stata 6.0 requires the Appearance Manager 1.02 extension or newer."

Why won’t my .dta file show up in the Open dialog?

Can you suggest a text editor?

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