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DriveWorks V18 SP1 Information

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DriveWorks V18 SP1 Information

Groups Opened in V18 SP1 Require Upgrade

DriveWorks 18.1 includes enhancements that require Groups, created in earlier versions, to be upgraded.

This is an automatic process and the following message is displayed once an earlier version Group is opened:

  • Individual Group

    Click Yes to upgrade the Group once a backup has been taken (see caution below).

    Click No to cancel the opening of the Group until a backup has been taken (see caution below).

  • Shared Group

    Click OK to cancel the opening of the Group until it has been upgraded through DriveWorks Pro Server.

    Please see DriveWorks Pro Server Upgrade for more information.

Backup the Group

Upgraded Groups cannot be rolled back to earlier versions of DriveWorks.

We recommend taking a backup of your Group(s) before opening in DriveWorks 18 SP1. please see the following for more information:

Individual Group see How To: Backup an Individual Group

Shared Group see How To: Backup a SQL Server Database

Data Grid Control End of Life

DriveWorks v10 introduced the Data Table control as a successor to the Data Grid control.

This offered the same functionality with enhanced customization of the behavior and appearance.

To allow us to continue to take advantage of modern technology to deliver improved functionality and the best possible user experience across all of our products, we have decided to end support for the Data Grid control.

DriveWorks 18 will be the last version the Data Grid control is fully supported.

Key Dates
DateDriveWorks VersionData Grid Control Support
March 2021 (approx.)DriveWorks 19New Data Grid controls cannot be added to any user form.

Existing Data Grid controls will still function as expected across all DriveWorks modules and supported web browsers.

March 2022 (approx.)DriveWorks 20Existing Data Grid controls will not be supported on any DriveWorks module or web browser.

Please consider implementing the Data Table control to replace any Data Grid control currently in use.