How do I save to an earlier version of Stata? Nichole Leigh January 04, 2017 01:50 Updated Follow Click on the "Options" tab. Click on "Output Options (1)" in the Available Options Box on the left. Select the desired version from the drop-down menu you wish to change. Click the "Save" button. Proceed to transfer. Comments 1 comment Sort by Date Votes Gitte Ortoft April 14, 2016 09:56 Thank, you that worked. Gitte 0 Permalink Please sign in to leave a comment.