Updates contain corrections to the program. It is recommended that you keep automatic updates turned on, so that you are always using the most recent version of the program.
Use the File | Online | Check for Update command to check for the most recent version of Grapher. If there is an update available (i.e. Grapher 12.0 to Grapher 12.1), you can follow the directions to download and install the free update. An update contains minor changes to the program. Updates are available at no cost and there are not typically new features added in updates. A list of changes is located at www.goldensoftware.com/Grapher-Version-Info.
Before using this command, make sure your computer is connected to the Internet. Follow the directions in the dialog to complete the update if an update is available. If you have difficulties with the File | Online | Check for Update command, please contact technical support.
The automatic update preference can be adjusted at any time using the File | Options command. Automatic updates allow the program to periodically check for an available update. Enabling automatic updates will allow your copy of Grapher to always automatically stay up-to-date.
Use the File | Online | Check for Update command, the Internet Update dialog appears.
Click the Next button to proceed. Grapher will attempt to connect to the Golden Software server and check if an update exists for your version of the product.
If no update exists and/or you are already running the latest version, a dialog will appear letting you know there are no updates for your current version of Grapher. Click the OK button and then the Internet Update dialog will close.
If an update is available, the dialog will inform you about the specifics of the update. Click the Next button to download the update file. A progress gauge is displayed. If you choose not to download the update at this time, click the Cancel button. It is highly advised that updates be installed when they are found as updates contain corrections to problems that have been found in the program.
When the download is complete, the Install Updates dialog will appear.
Save any changes to your work and exit the Grapher program by choosing the File | Exit command. Click the Install button to proceed with the update.
After the update is installed successfully, you can open Grapher and continue working.
To obtain an upgrade (i.e. Grapher version 11 to Grapher version 12), contact Golden Software.
File Menu Commands