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<update> Element (Office Development in Visual Studio)

 

The update element specifies the interval at which the solution will check for updates.

<update  
  enabled>  
  <expiration  
    maximumAge  
    unit  
  />  
</update>  

The update element is required and is in the vstav3 namespace.

The update element has the following attributes.

AttributeDescription
enabledRequired. Set enabled to one of the following values:

- true to check for updates.
- false to prevent checking for updates.

The update element has the following child elements.

expiration

The expiration element is required and is in the vstav3 namespace. This element specifies the interval at which the solution checks for updates.

The expiration element has the following attributes.

AttributeDescription
maximumAge- Required. Set this equal to an integer.
unitRequired. Set unit to one of the following values:

- hours
- days
- weeks

Description

The following code example illustrates an update element that is set to always check for updates in Office solutions.

Code

<vstav3:update enabled="true" />  

Description

The following code example illustrates an update element in an application manifest for Office solutions. This code example is part of a larger example provided in Application Manifests for Office Solutions.

Code

<vstav3:update enabled="true">  
    <vstav3:expiration maximumAge="7" unit="days" />  
</vstav3:update>  

Deploying an Office Solution by Using ClickOnce
Application Manifests for Office Solutions
Deployment Manifests for Office Solutions
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