Installing the ALM Microsoft Word Add-in
This chapter describes how to install the ALM Microsoft Word Add-in on your client computer. This add-in enables you to export requirements or test plans from Microsoft Word to ALM.
Before you install the ALM Microsoft Word Add-in, make sure that Microsoft Word is installed on your machine.
Note: To install this add-in for all users, you must log in with administrator privileges. The Word Add-in setup package does not allow the current user to install the add-in if the administrator has already installed the add-in for all users.
To install the ALM Microsoft Word Add-in:
Close Microsoft Word.
Uninstall any previous versions of the ALM Microsoft Word Add-in. To uninstall, choose Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs and follow the instructions on your screen.
Download the ALM Microsoft Word add-in from Marketplace. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
Configure your Microsoft Word security settings after you install the Word Add-in. For more information on configuring Word security settings, refer to the Microsoft Word documentation.
Optional: After you install the Word Add-in, you can configure the user group that can access the Word Add-in by specifying the name in the WORD_ADDIN_GROUP site administration parameter. If you do not specify a group for this site parameter, all users can access the Word Add-in.
For general details on configuring parameters using ALM Site Administration, see http://admhelp.microfocus.com/alm/en/latest/online_help/Content/Admin/sa_configuration_parameters_toc.htm.
For details on this specific parameter, see the ALM Site Parameter documentation: http://admhelp.microfocus.com/alm/en/latest/api_refs/site_params/metadata.htm
Before you use the Word Add-in for the first time on your machine, you must download the ALM client. Navigate to the ALM login screen, and the appropriate files are downloaded to your machine.
For Single-Sign-On users: You must also register your ALM client (choose Help > ALM Tools in the ALM main window. Select ALM Client Registration.