UpdateCheckInfo UpdateCheckInfo UpdateCheckInfo UpdateCheckInfo Class

Definition

Represents detailed update information obtained through a call to CheckForDetailedUpdate().

public ref class UpdateCheckInfo
public class UpdateCheckInfo
type UpdateCheckInfo = class
Public Class UpdateCheckInfo
Inheritance
UpdateCheckInfoUpdateCheckInfoUpdateCheckInfoUpdateCheckInfo

Examples

The following code example uses UpdateAvailable to determine if there is a new application update, and IsUpdateRequired to determine whether to ask the user to install the update.

public:
    void InstallUpdateSync()
    {
        if (ApplicationDeployment::IsNetworkDeployed)
        {
            bool isUpdateAvailable = false;
            ApplicationDeployment^ appDeployment =
                ApplicationDeployment::CurrentDeployment;

            try
            {
                isUpdateAvailable = appDeployment->CheckForUpdate();
            }
            catch (InvalidOperationException^ ex)
            {
                MessageBox::Show("The update check failed. Error: {0}",
                    ex->Message);
                return;
            }

            if (isUpdateAvailable)
            {
                try
                {
                    appDeployment->Update();
                    MessageBox::Show(
                        "The application has been upgraded, and will now " +
                        "restart.");
                    Application::Restart();
                }
                catch (Exception^ ex)
                {
                    MessageBox::Show("The update failed. Error: {0}",
                        ex->Message);
                    return;
                }

            }
        }
    }
private void InstallUpdateSyncWithInfo()
{
    UpdateCheckInfo info = null;

    if (ApplicationDeployment.IsNetworkDeployed)
    {
        ApplicationDeployment ad = ApplicationDeployment.CurrentDeployment;

        try
        {
            info = ad.CheckForDetailedUpdate();

        }
        catch (DeploymentDownloadException dde)
        {
            MessageBox.Show("The new version of the application cannot be downloaded at this time. \n\nPlease check your network connection, or try again later. Error: " + dde.Message);
            return;
        }
        catch (InvalidDeploymentException ide)
        {
            MessageBox.Show("Cannot check for a new version of the application. The ClickOnce deployment is corrupt. Please redeploy the application and try again. Error: " + ide.Message);
            return;
        }
        catch (InvalidOperationException ioe)
        {
            MessageBox.Show("This application cannot be updated. It is likely not a ClickOnce application. Error: " + ioe.Message);
            return;
        }

        if (info.UpdateAvailable)
        {
            Boolean doUpdate = true;

            if (!info.IsUpdateRequired)
            {
                DialogResult dr = MessageBox.Show("An update is available. Would you like to update the application now?", "Update Available", MessageBoxButtons.OKCancel);
                if (!(DialogResult.OK == dr))
                {
                    doUpdate = false;
                }
            }
            else
            {
                // Display a message that the app MUST reboot. Display the minimum required version.
                MessageBox.Show("This application has detected a mandatory update from your current " + 
                    "version to version " + info.MinimumRequiredVersion.ToString() + 
                    ". The application will now install the update and restart.", 
                    "Update Available", MessageBoxButtons.OK, 
                    MessageBoxIcon.Information);
            }

            if (doUpdate)
            {
                try
                {
                    ad.Update();
                    MessageBox.Show("The application has been upgraded, and will now restart.");
                    Application.Restart();
                }
                catch (DeploymentDownloadException dde)
                {
                    MessageBox.Show("Cannot install the latest version of the application. \n\nPlease check your network connection, or try again later. Error: " + dde);
                    return;
                }
            }
        }
    }
}
Private Sub InstallUpdateSyncWithInfo()
    Dim info As UpdateCheckInfo = Nothing

    If (ApplicationDeployment.IsNetworkDeployed) Then
        Dim AD As ApplicationDeployment = ApplicationDeployment.CurrentDeployment

        Try
            info = AD.CheckForDetailedUpdate()
        Catch dde As DeploymentDownloadException
            MessageBox.Show("The new version of the application cannot be downloaded at this time. " + ControlChars.Lf & ControlChars.Lf & "Please check your network connection, or try again later. Error: " + dde.Message)
            Return
        Catch ioe As InvalidOperationException
            MessageBox.Show("This application cannot be updated. It is likely not a ClickOnce application. Error: " & ioe.Message)
            Return
        End Try

        If (info.UpdateAvailable) Then
            Dim doUpdate As Boolean = True

            If (Not info.IsUpdateRequired) Then
                Dim dr As DialogResult = MessageBox.Show("An update is available. Would you like to update the application now?", "Update Available", MessageBoxButtons.OKCancel)
                If (Not System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK = dr) Then
                    doUpdate = False
                End If
            Else
                ' Display a message that the app MUST reboot. Display the minimum required version.
                MessageBox.Show("This application has detected a mandatory update from your current " & _
                    "version to version " & info.MinimumRequiredVersion.ToString() & _
                    ". The application will now install the update and restart.", _
                    "Update Available", MessageBoxButtons.OK, _
                    MessageBoxIcon.Information)
            End If

            If (doUpdate) Then
                Try
                    AD.Update()
                    MessageBox.Show("The application has been upgraded, and will now restart.")
                    Application.Restart()
                Catch dde As DeploymentDownloadException
                    MessageBox.Show("Cannot install the latest version of the application. " & ControlChars.Lf & ControlChars.Lf & "Please check your network connection, or try again later.")
                    Return
                End Try
            End If
        End If
        End If
End Sub

Remarks

With UpdateCheckInfo, you can decide whether to upgrade your ClickOnce application based on information about the newest version. UpdateAvailable will return a Boolean value indicating whether there is a new update at all. The AvailableVersion property provides the version number of the new version, while MinimumRequiredVersion provides the earliest version that the user should have installed. IsUpdateRequired expresses whether the latest available update is required of the user. Finally, UpdateSizeBytes expresses the total size of the update.

Note

Visual Studio adds the <deploymentProvider> element to the manifest only if the application is set to check for updates, so you either have to check The application should check for updates or specify an update URL in Update location in the Application Updates Dialog Box.

Properties

AvailableVersion AvailableVersion AvailableVersion AvailableVersion

Gets the version number of the latest uninstalled version.

IsUpdateRequired IsUpdateRequired IsUpdateRequired IsUpdateRequired

Gets a value indicating whether the update must be installed.

MinimumRequiredVersion MinimumRequiredVersion MinimumRequiredVersion MinimumRequiredVersion

Gets the minimum version that the user must have installed on the computer.

UpdateAvailable UpdateAvailable UpdateAvailable UpdateAvailable

Gets whether an uninstalled update is available.

UpdateSizeBytes UpdateSizeBytes UpdateSizeBytes UpdateSizeBytes

Gets the size of the available update.

Methods

Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType() GetType() GetType() GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to