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  • #16
    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

    I now have V11 and there are 4 Feature packs that were sent. In v10, there was a choice under "Tools" to install Feature packs. When I opened v11, this is not there. I am not writing about v10 Feature packs that are now part of v11, only the 4 new Feature packs. Were those already included or did I miss a change? Thanks.

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    • #17
      Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

      You missed the change as did I. There is no such thing as the v10 feature packs in v11 because they are built in. IOW, they don't show up as feature packs. They are part of v11 just as any other file which is a part of v11. If you are seeing feature packs, they should be v11 feature packs.
      TYVM :) kenn

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      • #18
        Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

        I received 4 v11 feature packs.
        1 Google Map Component Feature Pack
        1 Image Gallery Component Feature Pack
        1 Video Gallery Component Feature Pack
        1 Calendar Component Feature Pack

        These are v11 feature packs, not v10. How are new feature packs installed?

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        • #19
          Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

          Open the tools menu, select Feature packs and the follow the prompts. That should work.
          TYVM :) kenn

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          • #20
            Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

            Under the tools menu in v11, there is not selection of "Feature Packs". Did I miss something?

            tools.PNG

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            • #21
              Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

              There is if you are in the control panel. Tools and the last on, on the bottom. I would try re installing the latest v11 download.
              TYVM :) kenn

              Knowing what you can achieve will not become reality until you imagine and explore.

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              • #22
                Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                tools.PNG

                From Control Panel. Not there. Disheartening. Will start again. QA?

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                • #23
                  Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                  Andrew. That is either the beta or an old copy of V11 (or V10). It it not the menu from the latest V11 (its missing a bunch of items). Update and ensure you don't have the beta installed.
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                  • #24
                    Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                    So - features packs that I paid extra for are now a part of the standard product. Does that mean that there is no need to purchase a feature pack in the future because it will be included in a future version? So feature packs are pre-release products; kind of like a patch that you pay for?

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                    • #25
                      Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                      I can see why they added the v10 FPs to V11, they are in such common use now. But yes, those of us who paid for a subscription, the subscription included the feature packs, which are now included in v11 at no additional cost.
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                      • #26
                        Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                        Thanks Steve. I uninstalled and reinstalled v11. I was never on beta. Not exactly sure what happened but yes, the tools menu now has some items that were missing.

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                        • #27
                          Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                          Originally posted by betty View Post
                          So - features packs that I paid extra for are now a part of the standard product. Does that mean that there is no need to purchase a feature pack in the future because it will be included in a future version? So feature packs are pre-release products; kind of like a patch that you pay for?
                          Betty,

                          As Steve says, IF you have the subscription, new v11 FPs are "free. FP's are not pre-relase. per se. It just happens that they have 4 new v11 FPs ready in synch w. v11. So if you don't have the subscription, you have to pay for the v11 FPs if you want them.
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                          • #28
                            Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                            Quoting Steve ".. But yes, those of us who paid for a subscription, the subscription included the feature packs, which are now included in v11 at no additional cost. "

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                            • #29
                              Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                              Originally posted by betty View Post
                              Quoting Steve ".. But yes, those of us who paid for a subscription, the subscription included the feature packs, which are now included in v11 at no additional cost. "
                              I am kind of lost as to what your point is. Are you annoyed that V10 FP's are now included in V11? Are you annoyed that V11 FP's may become part of V12?
                              Bill Griffin
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                              • #30
                                Re: Feature Packs Activation in V11

                                Back to my original question .. trying to understand what a feature pack really is. Is it an add-on or pre-release product? I paid $1500 for feature packs that, had I waited, would have cost $299 or less. Because it was rolled into v11, that makes it a pre-release product. You buy it if you need it today and if not just wait. Am I annoyed? No. Aside from the upgrade to v11, which I would have purchased anyway, I am just not sure what I got for the money.

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