How to update FS Pro for Word?

Summary

The Update Settings function allows you to set up FS Pro for Word to make automatic updates to the software at specified intervals. Or, you can set it up so you can manually update the software whenever you like.

Important: This is only applicable when you are the administrator of your pc. If someone else is admin, the update happens differently.

Setting the Update Settings

Follow the steps in the table below to set the Update Settings for automatic or manual updates.

Step

Action

1

Select Update Settings from the Application Settings drop-down menu of the Advanced ribbon group.

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Result: The Update Settings dialog box appears.

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2


If you want to check for updates ...

Then select the ...
 Automatically
  • "Automatically every" radio button, and 
  • The frequency for checking for the update from the drop-down menu
manually Never radio button.

3

If you want ... Then select the ...
to be asked how to proceed with the updates before they are made  "Ask me what I want to do" radio button.
the updates to be automatically updated and installed Automatically "download and install the updates" radio button.

4

Click OK.

 

Manually updating the software

If you have set the Update Settings not to check for updates, you will need to update the FS Pro software manually. To do so, follow the steps in the table below.

Step

Action

1

Select "Update Now" (Current Version 6.x.x) from the "Application Settings" drop-down menu of the Advanced ribbon group.

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Result: The "Searching for Updates" screen appears.

2

Do you have the most current version of FS Pro for Word?

  • If yes 
    • click "Finish" on the "Latest version already installed" screen, and 
    • this ends the procedure. 
  • If no, go to Step 3.

3

Click "Update" from the "Update Information" screen.

 

Result: The "Downloading & Installing updates" screen appears.

4

Click "Finish" from the "Update successful!" screen.

 

Restarting Microsoft Word

For FS Pro for Word updates to take effect, you must restart Microsoft Word after the update has occurred, regardless of whether FS Pro is automatically or manually updated.

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