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Patterns - Installation

Software Requirements
To be able to use this tool you must have the following additional installations:

In order to Patterns works correctly, it is necessary to install:
  • Development Environment 8.0 Upgrade 6 or higher or
  • Development Environment 9.0 Upgrade 1 or higher and .NET / Java Generator 9.0 Upgrade 1 or higher

.NET Framework Run Time Support
The .NET Framework Run Time 1.1 support files, download it here.

MDAC 2.6 or higher version
The files corresponding to MDAC 2.6 or higher version, download it here.

Warning: This version doesn't work in Windows 98, you need Windows 2000 or higher in order to Patterns works poperly.


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To install Patterns you must decompress the zip file and execute Patterns*.exe.

The installation will automatically install the following built-in patterns under the Patterns subdirectory:

See more implemented patterns in Business Patterns Catalog.
In case of defining a new pattern, you must create a directory with the name of the pattern under the Patterns subdirectory, including all the required files.

GeneXus 8.0 Version: After installing the Patterns Tool, the executable GeneXusPatterns.exe remains in the "Programs Files\ARTech\Patterns*" directory by default.

GeneXus 9.0 Version: Patterns Setup registers automatically Patterns to use from GeneXus . Once Setup finishes, the Tools / Genexus Pattern option will be available in the Design model.