Applying the Patches

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Syncfusion provides patch installer for major version or service pack version, either to add new features or to fix issues. You have to install the patches in the order you have received.

Installing the Patch installer

The steps below show how to install a patch.

IMPORTANT

Before installing the patch, ensure that corresponding Essential Studio version platform has been installed in your machine.

  1. Double-click the Syncfusion Essential Studio patch installer. The Syncfusion Essential Studio Service Pack opens.

    Welcome Wizard

  2. Click Next. The Assembly Manager screen opens.

    Assembly Manager

  3. Select the Run Assembly Manager check box to install the assemblies in GAC.

  4. Click Next. The Ready To Install screen opens.

    Ready To Install

  5. Click Install to continue installing.

    Installation Progress

    NOTE

    The patch is installed on your computer, and a dialog box appears when the installation is complete.

    Finish Wizard

  6. Click Finish. 

    The new assemblies are placed in the Pre-Compiled Assemblies folder. These new assemblies can be referenced in your project.

Patch Assembly Version Format

In the patch assembly, the File Version and Product Version will be different. Product Version will be the release version and File Version will be the increment of the release version’s revision number. For each patch, the File Version will be a different one. You can differentiate between the build and patch assemblies by File Version.

File Version of the assembly shipped in build:

Patch Assembly

Product Version of the assembly shipped in patch:

Patch Assembly

Command Line Installation

The patch can also be installed through Command Line. Follow the given steps to run the Patch Installer via Command Line.

  1. Open Command Prompt with administrative privileges, that is, in the Admin mode.
  2. Navigate to the patch file’s location and pass the following argument:

    Argument: {patch installer.exe} [/silent or /verysilent]

    Example:
    SyncfusionPatch_12.4.0.24_234640_5192015083205629_139538.exe /verysilent
    SyncfusionPatch_12.4.0.24_234640_5192015083205629_139538.exe /silent

    Command Prompt

    NOTE

    /silent – Displays the progress dialog alone during the patch installation.
    /verysilent – It will be installed in background.