click here for the most recent updates.
type update query in Stata and follow the instructions. Ignore the rest of this page.
click here for the Stata 5 updates.
The rest of this page is intended for Stata 6 for Macintosh 68K, Windows 3.1 or Stata users who do not have Internet connections on their machines. If you are using Stata 6 for Power Macintosh, Windows 98/95/2000/NT, or Unix and you have a direct Internet connection, type update query in Stata and follow the recommendation presented. See [R] update in the Stata Reference Manual for more information.
There are two components to Stata
These are updated separately.
You update the Stata executable only rarely. Updating your copy of Stata 6 is simply a matter of downloading a file.
More frequently you should update the ado-files.
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