Occasionally, XBRL taxonomies may receive patches from their issuers. When the XBRL Taxonomy Manager detects that patches are available, the following happens:
•If you use XBRL Taxonomy Manager through the Windows graphical user interface, the respective XBRL taxonomies are shown with the icon.
•If you use the command line or a Linux/macOS system, any XBRL taxonomies that have patches are listed when you run the executable with the list -u command.
To apply a patch on Windows:
1.Click the Patch Selection button. The icon of each XBRL taxonomy that qualifies changes from to , and the dialog box informs you about the patches that are to be applied, for example:
|Note:||The Patch Selection button is enabled only when there are patches available for any of the currently installed XBRL taxonomies.|
To apply a patch at the command line interface:
1.Run the list -u command. This lists any taxonomies where patch upgrades are available.
2.Run the upgrade command to install the patches.
For more information, see the reference to the Command Line Interface.