Unless activated, dbForge Documenter for Oracle works on the trial basis for 30 days. When this time period expires, dbForge Documenter for Oracle must be activated with the purchased activation key.
dbForge Documenter for Oracle can be activated online, offline, and via the command line.
This activation method requires an active Internet connection.
To activate dbForge Documenter for Oracle online:
If you have not purchased dbForge Documenter for Oracle, click Buy Now… on the pop-up window that appears at the start of dbForge Documenter for Oracle. If you already have your activation key, click Activate…
Alternatively, click Activate Product on the Help menu.
The Activation window opens. Copy your activation key from the e-mail that was sent to you after your purchase, and paste it into the edit box. The activation key looks like a long sequence of letters and digits.
If you do not see the e-mail with the activation key, be advised to check your Junk/ Spam/Bulk folders.
You can always retrieve your activation key at your Customer Portal page.
Offline activation allows activating dbForge Documenter for Oracle right at the Devart website. This activation method helps to activate the product when the online activation fails.
To activate dbForge Documenter for Oracle offline:
Click the Manual Activation button on the Activation window. It opens when online activation fails.
Copy the activation request text with the Copy to Clipboard button, or save it to a text file with the Save to File… button.
Open the Manual Product Activation page of the Devart website, and paste the copied text in the text box. Click Download license. The license file with the .lic extension is downloaded to your computer.
Return back to the Activation window of dbForge Documenter for Oracle and click the Load license… button. Specify the location of the downloaded .lic file and click Open.
It is possible to activate the tool using the command line:
documenter.com /activate /key:
You need to enter your activation key after the colon symbol.
In case of successful installation, you will see the following: