CheckForUpdateCompletedEventArgs Class

CheckForUpdateCompletedEventArgs Class

 

Represents detailed update information obtained through a call to CheckForUpdateAsync.

Namespace:   System.Deployment.Application
Assembly:  System.Deployment (in System.Deployment.dll)

System.Object
  System.EventArgs
    System.ComponentModel.AsyncCompletedEventArgs
      System.Deployment.Application.CheckForUpdateCompletedEventArgs

public class CheckForUpdateCompletedEventArgs : AsyncCompletedEventArgs

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyAvailableVersion

Gets the version number of the latest uninstalled version.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyCancelled

Gets a value indicating whether an asynchronous operation has been canceled.(Inherited from AsyncCompletedEventArgs.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyError

Gets a value indicating which error occurred during an asynchronous operation.(Inherited from AsyncCompletedEventArgs.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIsUpdateRequired

Gets a value indicating whether the update must be installed.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyMinimumRequiredVersion

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

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUpdateAvailable

Gets whether an uninstalled update is available.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUpdateSizeBytes

Gets the size of the available update.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUserState

Gets the unique identifier for the asynchronous task.(Inherited from AsyncCompletedEventArgs.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodRaiseExceptionIfNecessary()

Raises a user-supplied exception if an asynchronous operation failed.(Inherited from AsyncCompletedEventArgs.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

With CheckForUpdateCompletedEventArgs, 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 on the computer. IsUpdateRequired expresses whether the latest available update is required of the user. Finally, UpdateSizeBytes expresses the total size of the update.

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.

long sizeOfUpdate = 0;

private void UpdateApplication()
{
    if (ApplicationDeployment.IsNetworkDeployed)
    {
        ApplicationDeployment ad = ApplicationDeployment.CurrentDeployment;
        ad.CheckForUpdateCompleted += new CheckForUpdateCompletedEventHandler(ad_CheckForUpdateCompleted);
        ad.CheckForUpdateProgressChanged += new DeploymentProgressChangedEventHandler(ad_CheckForUpdateProgressChanged);

        ad.CheckForUpdateAsync();
    }
}

void  ad_CheckForUpdateProgressChanged(object sender, DeploymentProgressChangedEventArgs e)
{
    downloadStatus.Text = String.Format("Downloading: {0}. {1:D}K of {2:D}K downloaded.", GetProgressString(e.State), e.BytesCompleted/1024, e.BytesTotal/1024);   
}

string GetProgressString(DeploymentProgressState state)
{
    if (state == DeploymentProgressState.DownloadingApplicationFiles)
    {
        return "application files";
    } 
    else if (state == DeploymentProgressState.DownloadingApplicationInformation) 
    {
        return "application manifest";
    } 
    else 
    {
        return "deployment manifest";
    }
}

void ad_CheckForUpdateCompleted(object sender, CheckForUpdateCompletedEventArgs e)
{
    if (e.Error != null)
    {
        MessageBox.Show("ERROR: Could not retrieve new version of the application. Reason: \n" + e.Error.Message + "\nPlease report this error to the system administrator.");
        return;
    }
    else if (e.Cancelled == true)
    {
        MessageBox.Show("The update was cancelled.");
    }

    // Ask the user if they would like to update the application now.
    if (e.UpdateAvailable)
    {
        sizeOfUpdate = e.UpdateSizeBytes;

        if (!e.IsUpdateRequired)
        {
            DialogResult dr = MessageBox.Show("An update is available. Would you like to update the application now?\n\nEstimated Download Time: ", "Update Available", MessageBoxButtons.OKCancel);
            if (DialogResult.OK == dr)
            {
                BeginUpdate();
            }
        }
        else
        {
            MessageBox.Show("A mandatory update is available for your application. We will install the update now, after which we will save all of your in-progress data and restart your application.");
            BeginUpdate();
        }
    }
}

private void BeginUpdate()
{
    ApplicationDeployment ad = ApplicationDeployment.CurrentDeployment;
    ad.UpdateCompleted += new AsyncCompletedEventHandler(ad_UpdateCompleted);

    // Indicate progress in the application's status bar.
    ad.UpdateProgressChanged += new DeploymentProgressChangedEventHandler(ad_UpdateProgressChanged);
    ad.UpdateAsync();
}

void ad_UpdateProgressChanged(object sender, DeploymentProgressChangedEventArgs e)
{
    String progressText = String.Format("{0:D}K out of {1:D}K downloaded - {2:D}% complete", e.BytesCompleted / 1024, e.BytesTotal / 1024, e.ProgressPercentage);
    downloadStatus.Text = progressText;
}

void ad_UpdateCompleted(object sender, AsyncCompletedEventArgs e)
{
    if (e.Cancelled)
    {
        MessageBox.Show("The update of the application's latest version was cancelled.");
        return;
    }
    else if (e.Error != null)
    {
        MessageBox.Show("ERROR: Could not install the latest version of the application. Reason: \n" + e.Error.Message + "\nPlease report this error to the system administrator.");
        return;
    }

    DialogResult dr = MessageBox.Show("The application has been updated. Restart? (If you do not restart now, the new version will not take effect until after you quit and launch the application again.)", "Restart Application", MessageBoxButtons.OKCancel);
    if (DialogResult.OK == dr)
    {
        Application.Restart();
    }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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