Keeping Stata 8 up to date
This page is
intended for Stata 8 users who do not have access to the Internet from
within Stata. If you are using a version of Stata prior to 8, click here.
If you are using a version of Stata newer than 8, click
If you are using Stata 8, and you have a direct Internet connection, type
update query in Stata, and follow the recommendation presented.
the latest updates for Stat/Transfer
There are two components to Stata:
- the Stata executable
- the Stata ado-files
These are updated separately.
You update the Stata executable only rarely. Updating your copy of Stata 8
is simply a matter of downloading a file.
More frequently you should update the ado-files.