To integrate PPM with Microsoft Project, the Plug-in for PPM must be installed. The user of the Plug-in for PPM must install the Plug-in for PPM, not the administrator. This section provides the steps you perform to install the Plug-in for PPM.
To install the Plug-in for PPM:
If Microsoft Project is open, exit Microsoft Project.
After you install and configure PPM, log on to PPM.
From the menu bar, select Open > Administration > Download Microsoft Project Plug-in.
The File Download dialog box opens and prompts you to indicate whether you want to run or save the
Select a setup language and click OK.
The Plug-in for PPM InstallShield wizard starts up.
Note: Content of some windows may not display correctly depending on the language you select. If you do not select the English language, select a language that can display non-Unicode content on a Windows system.
If Microsoft Project or Microsoft .NET Framework is not installed, you or your system administrator must install this software before installing the Plug-in for PPM. The installer exits so that you can install this software.
If Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) is not installed and you do not have the ability to install software on the system, the installer exits. Log in to the system as a user who can install this software and re-run the installer or ask the administrator to install this software.
If Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) is not installed and you do have the ability to install software on the system, the installer asks you to install VSTO. Follow the prompts to install the software. You must accept the end user license agreement to install VSTO.
If you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7 and are having problems installing VSTO, see Installing Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) on Windows Vista or Windows 7 for additional information on how to install VSTO.
The Welcome page and then the Destination Folder page opens. The Destination Folder page shows the default directory for the Plug-in for PPM installation.
From the Destination Folder page, either install the Plug-in for PPM in the default directory or select a directory for installation.
Note: If more than one user will use the Plug-in for PPM on the system, each user must install his own instance of the Plug-in for PPM and each instance of the Plug-in for PPM should be installed in a different destination folder.
To accept the default directory, click Install. Otherwise, change the installation directory, as follows:
The Change Current Destination Folder page opens.
Browse to, and then select a destination installation folder.
Note: You must have write access to the installation folder.
The path to the installation folder must contain only alphanumeric characters.
The installation of the Plug-in for PPM begins.
After installation is completed, on the InstallShield Wizard Completed page, click Finish.