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Getting Updates

When new features are available,  you may need to update the core plugin and/or the different components or tools.

Updates can be delivered automatically or manually:

Automatic Updates

1.  Click on the settings icon to open the FlexTools Manager window.

FlexTools Toolbar - Manager Button

2.  Click on 'Check for Updates'.

How to check for flextools updates

2.  If updates are available for you, you will see the following screen where you can choose to read the 'Release Notes' and to 'Install the Update'.

See Release Notes and Install FlexTools Update

3.  Let the installer do it's thing.

(Downloading . . . Unpacking . . . Installing . . . ) - Best not to touch anything while it's running.

FlexTools Downloading Unpacking Installing

4.  Restart Sketchup!  Important!

Manual Updates

Core Plugin Update - RBZ

If you downloaded or you were sent an RBZ installer file:

1.  Go to:   Window > Extensions Manager > Install Extension  & Choose the RBZ file.

2.  Let the installer do it's thing.

(Downloading . . . Unpacking . . . Installing . . . ) - Best not to touch anything while it's running.

3.  Restart Sketchup!  Important!

Component & Tool Updates - FPK

(Relevant if you were sent an FPK directly by email)

1.  Click on the settings icon to open the FlexTools Manager window.

FlexTools Toolbar 'Manager Window' Button

2.  Click on the 'Install FPK' button and select the downloaded RBZ file.

📌 If you're on a PC - You can Drag & Drop the FPK file onto the manager window.

 

FlexTools FPK Install Updates

3.  Activate with your License Key if needed.

 

4.  Restart Sketchup!  Important!