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Re: st: save9

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: save9
Date   Wed, 13 Apr 2011 09:46:28 +0100

Since you have declared your program as -version 8-, it just won't run
in Stata 7 or earlier, so the final test for whether the user is in
Stata 7 or earlier is redundant.

That does no harm, however.

I don't know how you know that Stata 12 won't save in Stata 9 format!


On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 9:32 AM, Marco Ercolani <> wrote:
> Dear Statalisters,
> I have created "save9",
> a simple ado file to save data in Stata-9 format regardless of whether Stata 9, 10, or 11 is being run.
> This has already been deposited at the SSC archive, so to install execute: ssc install save9
> Please try it, try to break it, and make suggestions so that I may improve it.
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