You should not expect to see any differences in simulation results when running a project within different versions of the same branch (e.g. v4.6.x). These "maintenance patch releases", for example x.x.1, x.x.2, x.x.3, only include bug fixes. They do not include any changes to the Master Library components. Therefore, customers can upgrade software in the middle of a project and not experience any differences.

Refer to the following paragraph for more details on our release numbering system.

Release Numbering System

Software releases are identified by a numbering system, which is used to designate the release type. There are three types of releases as shown: