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JJG

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ESDs ?
« on: January 19, 2018, 09:28:13 AM »
silly question : what is "ESDs"  in Patches & ESDs for DesignCad ?

Lar

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Re: ESDs ?
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2018, 09:44:32 AM »
"ESD" =  "Electronic Software Distribution", ie, downloads (don't feel bad, I had to google it myself).

adriank

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Re: ESDs ?
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2018, 07:51:47 PM »
So did I!!
One meaning for ESD (which came up first in my search) is 'Eat Shit & Die' - I figured that couldn't be it so I kept looking...

BTW, IMHO the use of acronyms is becoming OTT & I'm SITD on what it all means!

LOL
« Last Edit: January 19, 2018, 07:54:06 PM by adriank »

JJG

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Re: ESDs ?
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2018, 12:25:26 AM »
Thank you !

OK, so as I understand, this is an updated full installation version : it's a good idea !

Dr PR

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Re: ESDs ?
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2018, 10:40:26 AM »
I thought an ESD was an "Educational Service District!" At least that is what it is here in Oregon.

One of the major obstacles to effective communication is believing that everyone else understands the meaning of words and acronyms the same as you do.

But, of course, not everyone does.

Phil
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wil01

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Re: ESDs ?
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2018, 06:13:06 AM »
What's the difference in the EDS and and the update patch, and how do we use each?

Wil

Lar

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Re: ESDs ?
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2018, 09:12:17 AM »

I think the EDS is the fully up-to-date installer, for those who have not yet installed the app. The patch is just the updated stuff, for those who have already installed the app.

So if you have not installed yet, rather than downloading the original installer, installing that then downloading and running the patch, just download and install the EDS and you are up to date.

And if you have already installed, rather than reinstalling with the EDS and maybe have to go through the painful process of configuring everything again, just download and run the patch (not sure how on-point I am about the re-configuring stuff).


Way I see it, the fact that they make the EDS available means they have some consideration towards us users.




Lar
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wil01

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Re: ESDs ?
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2018, 01:51:01 PM »
Thanks Lar!

The update went fine, but didn't address the 4K screen problem.  2018 can be run with a few problems when setting the resolution to 1920x1080 in Win 10.  The UI is still crude.

Wil