Making Datasets Compatible with Older Versions of Stata

Issue/Question

How can I save a Stata dataset so that it can be read by a previous version of Stata?

Environment

  • Windows
    • Stata

Resolution

  1. Ensure you are using the latest version of Stata.
  2. Open the dataset.
  3. Click Help.
  4. Select Stata Command... .
  5. Enter saveold.
  6. For more information, reference the Stata FAQ article Reading a Stata dataset with an older version of Stata.

Details

Article ID: 2021
Created
Wed 3/2/16 8:52 AM
Modified
Fri 2/12/21 2:14 PM