An upgrade of Studio for InDesign and InCopy is an installation on a system on which Studio for InDesign and InCopy is already installed.
Before you start
Before upgrading, read the Release Notes for any important changes or upgrade instructions. Verify this for all versions that were released after the version that is currently installed.
Note: In case changes to the configuration needs to be made, see where this can be done in Configuring Studio for InDesign and InCopy.
Reviewing optional steps (before upgrading)
Depending on the version of Studio for InDesign and InCopy that you are upgrading from or to, some additional steps may be need to be performed.
Review the following information and implement when necessary.
Upgrading to Studio for InDesign 16.3.1 or higher
- Working with Element Labels. When upgrading from a previous version of Studio for InDesign in which a modified list of Element Labels is used, the configuration file in which this list is stored is automatically moved to a new location. Make sure therefore that this file is still in place until the installation of version 16.3.1 or higher is completed, or first make a copy of the file before uninstalling any older version and manually move it to the new location. For details about the old and new location, see Working with Element Labels in Studio for InDesign.
Using Single Sign-On (SSO) on a macOS system with two versions of Adobe InDesign installed
As part of the installation on macOS, the WoodWing Studio IDP application is installed. This identity provider (IDP) application is used for the communication between a Web browser and the Studio for InDesign and InCopy plug-ins.
When two versions of InDesign are installed on the same system (for example for Adobe 2022 and Adobe 2023) and Single Sign-On is used, make sure that the highest version of Studio for InDesign and InCopy is installed last. If the lowest version is installed last, the Studio IDP application of that lower version is installed which does not support the Single Sign-On protocol for the higher version of Studio for InDesign and InCopy.
Note: This means that when installing Studio for InDesign and InCopy for a lower version of Adobe while a higher version also exists on the system, Studio for InDesign and InCopy for the higher version needs to be re-installed as a final extra step.
To upgrade an existing installation of Studio for InDesign and InCopy, simply run the installer for the new version. The old version does not need to be uninstalled first.
Follow the same steps as for a new installation.
After installation, Studio for InDesign and InCopy is ready for use. The About WoodWing window will show the new version.
- 21 July 2023: Added section 'Using Single Sign-On (SSO) on a macOS system with two versions of Adobe InDesign installed'.