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The silent installation can be used to install OCAD or a Service Update without interacting with the installer. The software is installed automatically.
 
The silent installation can be used to install OCAD or a Service Update without interacting with the installer. The software is installed automatically.
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First you have to create a new '''Batch-File (.bat)'''. Simply right-click on the desktop and choose '''New --> Text Document'''
 
First you have to create a new '''Batch-File (.bat)'''. Simply right-click on the desktop and choose '''New --> Text Document'''
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Enter your filename and change the filename extension to '''.bat''' (e.g. CourseSetting.bat).
 
Enter your filename and change the filename extension to '''.bat''' (e.g. CourseSetting.bat).
If you cannot change the filename extension, go to your '''Windows Control Panel''' and open your '''Folder Options'''. Deactivate the '''Hide extensions for known file types''' option.
 
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Right-click on your new batch-file and click '''Edit'''. The Editor is shown.
 
Right-click on your new batch-file and click '''Edit'''. The Editor is shown.
  
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If you want to install a new Service Update in silent mode, copy the following text into your Batch file:
 
If you want to install a new Service Update in silent mode, copy the following text into your Batch file:
  
"'"C:\Users\OCAD\Downloads\OCAD_11_Course_Setting_ServiceUpdate.exe" /VERYSILENT /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG"'"
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  "C:\Users\XXX\Downloads\OCAD_Course_Setting_ServiceUpdate.exe" /SILENT /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG"
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*Change the directory to the directory of the downloaded Service Update file (Note: '''NOT''' the OCAD directory).
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*Add /SILENT for your silent installation. If you replace /SILENT with /VERYSILENT the progress bar of the installation will also be hidden.
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*Add /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG" to define the language of the installed symbol set of OCAD. Change ENG to any language you prefer. The possible languages are ENG, FIN, FRE, GER, ITA, JAP, NOR, POR, SPA, SWE, CZE.
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Save the batch file and close it. Double-click on the file to run the silent installation.
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==Silent Installation for Full Versions==
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If you want to install a new OCAD software in silent mode, copy the following text into your Batch file:
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  "C:\Users\XXX\Downloads\OCAD_Course_Setting_Setup.exe" /SILENT /LICENCE="LICENCENAME" /NUMBER="123456" /CHECKSUM="ABCDEFGHIJ" /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG" /DIR="C:\Program Files\OCAD\OCAD Course Setting"
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*Change the first directory to the directory of the downloaded OCAD Installation file (Note: '''NOT''' the OCAD directory).
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*Add /SILENT for your silent installation. If you replace /SILENT with /VERYSILENT the progress bar of the installation will also be hidden.
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*Add /LICENCE=" " and enter your licence name between the quotation marks.
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*Add /NUMBER=" " and enter your licence number between the quotation marks.
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*Add /CHECKSUM=" " and enter your checksum between the quotation marks.
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*Add /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG" to define the language of the installed symbol set of OCAD. Change ENG to any language you prefer. The possible languages are ENG, FIN, FRE, GER, ITA, JAP, NOR, POR, SPA, SWE, CZE.
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*Add /DIR=" " and enter the directory where you want OCAD to be installed between the quotation marks.
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Save the batch file and close it. Double-click on the file to run the silent installation.
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== Silent Activation==
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Silent activation works with OCAD 12.1.1 and later.
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Start OCAD with the paramter ''/SilentActivation''. An valid xml file must be in the ''Users\All Users\OCAD\OCAD 2018'' folder.

Latest revision as of 16:42, 5 April 2018

The silent installation can be used to install OCAD or a Service Update without interacting with the installer. The software is installed automatically.

First you have to create a new Batch-File (.bat). Simply right-click on the desktop and choose New --> Text Document Enter your filename and change the filename extension to .bat (e.g. CourseSetting.bat). Right-click on your new batch-file and click Edit. The Editor is shown.

Silent Installation for Service Update

If you want to install a new Service Update in silent mode, copy the following text into your Batch file:

 "C:\Users\XXX\Downloads\OCAD_Course_Setting_ServiceUpdate.exe" /SILENT /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG"
  • Change the directory to the directory of the downloaded Service Update file (Note: NOT the OCAD directory).
  • Add /SILENT for your silent installation. If you replace /SILENT with /VERYSILENT the progress bar of the installation will also be hidden.
  • Add /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG" to define the language of the installed symbol set of OCAD. Change ENG to any language you prefer. The possible languages are ENG, FIN, FRE, GER, ITA, JAP, NOR, POR, SPA, SWE, CZE.

Save the batch file and close it. Double-click on the file to run the silent installation.

Silent Installation for Full Versions

If you want to install a new OCAD software in silent mode, copy the following text into your Batch file:

 "C:\Users\XXX\Downloads\OCAD_Course_Setting_Setup.exe" /SILENT /LICENCE="LICENCENAME" /NUMBER="123456" /CHECKSUM="ABCDEFGHIJ" /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG" /DIR="C:\Program Files\OCAD\OCAD Course Setting"
  • Change the first directory to the directory of the downloaded OCAD Installation file (Note: NOT the OCAD directory).
  • Add /SILENT for your silent installation. If you replace /SILENT with /VERYSILENT the progress bar of the installation will also be hidden.
  • Add /LICENCE=" " and enter your licence name between the quotation marks.
  • Add /NUMBER=" " and enter your licence number between the quotation marks.
  • Add /CHECKSUM=" " and enter your checksum between the quotation marks.
  • Add /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG" to define the language of the installed symbol set of OCAD. Change ENG to any language you prefer. The possible languages are ENG, FIN, FRE, GER, ITA, JAP, NOR, POR, SPA, SWE, CZE.
  • Add /DIR=" " and enter the directory where you want OCAD to be installed between the quotation marks.

Save the batch file and close it. Double-click on the file to run the silent installation.

Silent Activation

Silent activation works with OCAD 12.1.1 and later.

Start OCAD with the paramter /SilentActivation. An valid xml file must be in the Users\All Users\OCAD\OCAD 2018 folder.