When auto start is enabled, the control will initiate an update process automatically. By setting the AutoStart property to false, the control will not initiate an update check automatically. When disabled, clicking on the control will initiate an update check, and the StartUpdateCheck method can also be used to programmatically initiate an update check.
Auto Hide (UpdateDisplay)
When the Auto Hide option is enabled, the control will perform the update check and download. When completed, if the user does not interact with the control, its visibility will fade to invisible after the designated period of time (in seconds). To enable, set the AutoHideDelaySeconds property to a non-zero value. The default value is 0.
The control can be configured to repeat an update check after a period of time by setting the RecheckDelayMinutes to a non-zero value. The default value is 0. For rechecks to occur, the control must also be configured to Auto Start.
Click Action (UpdateDisplay)
The Click Action option determines the behavior when a user clicks on the control. The options are:
Update (default) When the control is clicked and an update is ready to be applied, the update process is initiated.
Show Details Form When the control is clicked, the update details pop up is opened.
None Clicking on the control performs no action.
The control display mode determines the image and text display of an Update Display control. The options are:
Image and Long Text (Default)
Image and Short Text
Long Text Only
Short Text Only
When long text is selected, the status of the control shows a more verbose label than when short text is selected.
When the application name property is set, it is displayed on the update details, system tray bubble, and tooltips.
No Update Text and Image
When the No Update Text and Image properties are set, these customizations replace the default image and text that the control uses in this update state.
Ready to Apply Text and Image
When the Ready to Apply Text and Image properties are set, these customizations replace the default image and text that the control uses in this update state.
Apply Update Options
The Apply Update Options property lets you configure the options available as an update is initiated.
The UpdateReady event is raised on the controls when an update download is completed.
Show Close Button (UpdateDetailsDisplay)
A close button can be displayed on the Update Details Display by setting the ShowCloseButton to true. The CloseRequested event is raised when the button is clicked.
The CloseRequested event is raised when the close button shown on the control is clicked.