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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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The silent installation can be used for OCAD 11.5.7 or newer.
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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.
  

Revision as of 09:21, 14 August 2014

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 for OCAD 11.5.7 or newer.

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\OCAD\Downloads\OCAD_11_Course_Setting_ServiceUpdate.exe" /SILENT /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG"
  • Change the directory to the directory of the 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 (e.g. GER, SWE, FIN, NOR...)

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\OCAD\Downloads\OCAD_11_Course_Setting_Setup.exe" /SILENT /LICENCE="LICENCENAME" /NUMBER="123456" /CHECKSUM="EMS8NDO6" /COMPONENTS="lang\ENG" /DIR="C:\Program Files\OCAD\OCAD 11 Course Setting"
  • Change the first directory to the directory of the 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 (e.g. GER, SWE, FIN, NOR...)
  • 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.