Posted on 8 November 2010 by Mitch Abdon
From time to time, authors of user-written additions to Stata (called packages) update their ado-files to add more features or correct for bugs. To check whether the packages you have downloaded require updating, type:
For more information on -adoupdate-, see “help adoupdate”. Note that -adoupdate- does not check updates for official Stata files. Use -update query- to check if you have the latest Stata ado-, executable-, or utility- files (see “help update”). For convenience, you can enable automatic update check of official Stata files by typing “set update_query on”.