After receiving the notification that my STATA data file was ready, I downloaded the data. I also wanted to download the command files for STATA, but there is not a link for the command files. Why isn’t there a link/how do I find the command files?
IPUMS only provides syntax files for reading data into a statistical package for data extracts in fixed width (.dat) format. If you request formatted data, the syntax file is not necessary to get the data file into a statistical package. The codebook files are still generated and available for download with formatted data extracts.