Updating Components

The following image illustrates the default workflow for updating installed components:

"Updating workflow"

This section uses the Qt 5 maintenance tool run on macOS as an example implementation of how end users can update installed components.

Starting Updater

When end users start the maintenance tool, the introduction page opens:

"Introduction page"

When end users select Update components, and then Continue, the component selection page opens.

Selecting Components to Update

The updater displays a list of available updates that end users can select from.

"Component selection page"

When end users select Continue, the ready to update page opens.

Updating Selected Components

The ready to update page informs end users that the components are updated when they select Update.

"Ready to update page"

The update page displays information about how updating is progressing. End users can select Show Details to view more information.

"Update page"

When update is complete, the update finished page opens.

"Update finished page"

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