Re: Add-on Updater 21.05 released, extra steps required for NVDA alpha snapshot users #addonrelease

Luke Davis

Thanks Joseph; the second option works like a charm.


Joseph Lee wrote:

Add-on Updater May 2021 update is now available. This update fixes a critical compatibility issue with latest NVDA Development releases (specifically, alpha
snapshots) and will start checking for updates to Console Toolkit, WinWizard, and Word Nav.
IMPORTANT NOTICE for NVDA alpha snapshot users: when trying to upgrade from earlier add-on releases, you will notice that Add-on Updater does not display
results and NVDA plays error tones. You can use one of the following workarounds to upgrade to Add-on Updater 21.05:
1. Download Add-on Updater 21.05 from:
2. Open Python Console (Control+NVDA+Z) then type the following as exactly as shown (press Enter after each line):
import wx
After that, press Escape and Add-on Updater will present update check results. I advise using the first option as it is easier, and you won’t have to go
through manual (or extra) steps in future releases unless the situation changes again.

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