Automatic Update Notification

When you run Visual Paradigm, checking of possible updates is done in background. If there are available updates, you will be notified through the message pane. Then, you can perform an update to advance to the latest build.

Updating when running Visual Paradigm

  1. When running Visual Paradigm, a message "A new release of Visual Paradigm is available" may popup in the Message pane. This message indicates that there is a build newer than the one that you are running and you are recommended to perform an update to advance to the latest build.
    Notification of available updates
    Notification of available updates
  2. You can click on the message to start updating. If not, when you restart Visual Paradigm. You'll see the following dialog box:
    Prompting for updating when starting Visual Paradigm
    Prompting for updating when starting Visual Paradigm
  3. By clicking Yes, the Visual Paradigm Update program will be launched. Update will be performed.
  4. Click Complete when finish.

Setting the interval of checking updates

By default, update is checked weekly when starting Visual Paradigm. You can change the interval of checking updates through the Application Options window. To change:

  1. Open the Application Options window by selecting Window > Application Options... from the main menu.
  2. In the Application Options window, select General from the list at the left hand side, then open the Update tab.
  3. Select the interval of performing auto update from the Auto update drop down menu.
    Selecting update interval
    Selecting update interval
    Here are the available options:
    Option Description
    Never Do not check for product updates anymore
    On every start
    Check for product updates everytime when starting Visual Paradigm
    Daily Check for product updates everyday, when starting Visual Paradigm
    Weekly Check for product updates every week, when starting Visual Paradigm
    Monthly Check for product updates every month, when starting Visual Paradigm
    Available update interval
    Click OK to confirm updating. From now on, once the interval elapsed and if there are available updates, you will see the Automatic Update dialog box, letting you to update to the latest build.
    Prompting for updating when starting Visual Paradigm
    Prompting for updating when starting Visual Paradigm

Related Resources

The following resources may help you to learn more about the topic discussed in this page.

 
1. Updating Visual Paradigm to Latest Build/Version Table of Contents Chapter 2. Connection Rules
 

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