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Electronic Program Updates

As a user of our software you are probably entitled to update it to the latest version at any time, the only proviso being that the software is covered by current software maintenance. To have current maintenance, the software should be within it’s original cover period from sale (usually a year), under maintenance contract or under a rental agreement.

  • We are continually refining and developing our software. Updates can be done on as much as a daily basis. We don't 'hold back' software for specific release dates - our software is released as and when it has been written and tested.

Click here for instructions on how to install your program update.

  • Keep up to date with the latest software changes with our news.

Platinum now integrates with the Microsoft Print to PDF printer built-in to Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and above and avoids the need to install a third-party PDF printer driver.

After updating Platinum you will find three new standard print records for use on Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and above PCs:

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  • 'Print to PDF' - prints the document to a PDF file and shows a "Save As" box to allow you to enter or amend the file name or location to save as.
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  • 'Print to email' - prints the document to a PDF file and shows a "Send Email" box attaching the PDF to an email message and allowing you to enter or amend the email message before sending. Note: you must have the Catalyst "SXMail" module in order to send an email using this method.
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  • 'Print to email (silent)' - as above but sends the email using a standard message without prompting, useful for the Retention Centre for example.

Existing links to PDF995 and other third-party PDF printers continue to work as before, of course, but this adds another option now for those who wish to avoid installing third-party drivers.

For more information please see How do I Setup Printing to PDF in Platinum?

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