Re: [R] read.dta for files from stata 9.0

From: Stefan Grosse <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 18:08:50 +0100

On Tuesday 18 March 2008 05:39:10 pm Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

PB> According to, Stata now writes in
PB> 'format-114'.  read.dta expects only versions 113, 111 and earlier.
PB> There is very little difference between formats 113 and 114, so it should
PB> be easy to modify read.dta to cope.

114 is already stata 10, not 9. So it should work with 9. Maybe it is confusing that the variable is still named version_8 although its value 113 includes stata 9 files.


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