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Isn't OneTouch deployment supposed to perform auto-updates? Not for me! RRS feed

  • Question

  • I wrote an Excel AddIn and, logically, would like it to perform updates on its own. I prefer that the check be done every time the user starts Excel and the "customization" is loaded.

    I figured that that following would do the trick:

    and...

    In short: I have been unable to see any kind of update at all. The users' computers are running the same version that I deployed manually by double-clicking "setup.exe".

    The "Publish" operation from Visual Studio is fine. I can see new files being copied to the "Publishing Folder Location" and the version incremented.

    TIA.


    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:49 PM

Answers

  • It turns out that the "setup.exe" file must be installed INSIDE Excel:

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15601092/clickonce-excel-vsto-under-windows-7

    • Marked as answer by Travis Banger Wednesday, November 26, 2014 1:59 AM
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:22 PM