Check for Updates

The Check for Updates command compares the version of Design Master Electrical you have installed with the latest version that is available on our website. You are provided instructions for installing a newer version if one is available.

To check for updates, go to

Ribbon: DM Electrical->Utilities-> dm_dm-help ->Check for Updates

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Help->Check for Updates

The dialog box that appears depends upon whether an update is available from our website.

Update Not Available

If an update is not available on our website, the following dialog box is displayed.

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Current Version: The current version of the software. ABC will be replaced with the release number. DEF will be replaced with the build number.

Alert me when updates are available: Whether updates are checked for automatically. If this is checked, an update check will occur the first time you run a command each day. An alert will appear if an update is available.

Update Available

If the versions are different, you will be prompted to install the latest version.

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New Version: The new version of the software available from our website. JKL will be replaced with the new release number. MNO will be replaced with the new build number. P/Q/R is the date the new version was released.

Current Version: The current version of the software. ABC will be replaced with the currently installed release number. DEF will be replaced with the currently installed build number. G/H/I is the date the currently installed version was released.

Go to update web page: Press this button to go to a page on our website about the new release. The page will include a list of new features, install instructions, and a download link.

Remind me again in a week: Press this button to close the dialog box and be reminded about the new version again in one week.

Remind me tomorrow: Press this button to close the dialog box and be reminded about the new version again tomorrow.

Don't remind me about this update again: Press this button to close the dialog box and to never be reminded about the new version again.

Alert me when updates are available: Whether updates are checked for automatically. If this is checked, an update check will occur the first time you run a command each day. An alert will appear if an update is available.


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