This page describes how to install Design Master Photometrics for multiple users.
The software should be installed on a network folder that all users in the company have access to.
Download and run the latest installer.
Each computer that is going to run the software needs to have the components installed on it once.
If an update ever requires that this be reinstalled, we will make that clear. Otherwise, you can assume that you do not need to reinstall it when you install an update to our software.
It does not need to be reinstalled if you install a new version of AutoCAD.
Download the component installer from this link:
Each computer that is to run the software needs to have AutoCAD configured. If you have multiple versions of AutoCAD on your computer, this needs to be done for each version of AutoCAD. To configure AutoCAD:
If the software is configured incorrectly and needs to be fixed, it is simplest to remove it from AutoCAD and then put it back.
You will be emailed a license ID and password, which will need to be used on each computer running Design Master Photometrics. To activate the license, go to DM Photometrics->Help->Install License. Enter your license ID and password in the fields provided and press the Activate button.
To install an update to the software, download the installer using the links in the “Install the Software on the Network” section. Run the installer and install it to the same location on the network.
It is necessary to have AutoCAD closed on the computer you run the installer on. You do not need to close AutoCAD on the other computers with our software installed.
The next time a user opens a drawing in AutoCAD, Design Master Photometrics will be updated automatically. They will be prompted to restart AutoCAD if necessary.
None of your existing customization will be overwritten during the update process.