This page describes how to install the Design Master Electrical RT Add-in for AutoCAD for multiple users. It applies to both multiple single-user licenses and to floating licenses.
Download and run the installer from this link:
The software should be installed on a network folder that all users in the company have access to.
Each computer that is going to run the software needs to have the components installed on it once.
If an update ever requires that this be reinstalled, we will make that clear. Otherwise, you can assume that you do not need to reinstall it when you install an update to our software.
It does not need to be reinstalled if you install a new version of AutoCAD.
Each computer that is to run the software needs to have AutoCAD configured. If you have multiple versions of AutoCAD on your computer, this needs to be done for each version of AutoCAD.
To configure AutoCAD:
If you are transitioning from a local install to a network install, you will want to save the changes you made to the customization. To do this, copy all the files from the customization folders from the local drive to the network.
To install an update to the software, download the installer from above. Run the installer and install it to the same location on the network.
It is necessary to have AutoCAD closed on the computer you run the installer on. You do not need to close AutoCAD on the other computers with our software installed.
The next time a user opens a drawing in AutoCAD, Design Master will be updated automatically. They will be prompted to restart AutoCAD if necessary.
None of your existing customization will be overwritten during the update process.
Some Windows configurations that limit install privileges do not work well with our installer. We provide this limited privileges installer to help with those cases.
First, download and run the regular installer from above.
After you have run that installer, download and run the limited privileges installer:
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