Cannot Import Tests - Excel Add-in not visible in Excel after successfully installing the MS Office 2007/2010-add-in

Monday, May 27, 2013
I want to Import tests from Excel 2010 into Spiratest, but despite successfully installing the SpiraTest MS-Office 2007/2010 Add-Ins, have wasted hours trying to work out why I cannot see any sign of the Spiratest Excel Add-In in excel when I open the  SpiraImportTemplate.xlsx spreadsheet. 
What has gone wrong? Why can't I see the Spriatest Excel Add-in in the Option->Add-ins panel?

I've downloaded the SpiraTest MS-Office 2007/2010 Add-Ins for both x64  and x86, plus the SpiraTestPlanTeam Migration and Integration Guide.pdf.

Ran the Installation for  VisualStudioToolsOffice10.0_x64 which was successful..
Opened Excel using the Office 2007 template (*.xlsx).
Opened the File->Options->Add-ins and the SpiraTest excel add-in is not displayed.
Clicked Browse to find the folder where the VisualStudioToolsOffice10.0_x64 is downloaded to but the browser is empty unless I select All Files.
Checked Control Panel->Programs and SpiraTest MS-Office 2007/2010 Add-Ins  is not listed.

Running Windows 7 Enterprise and MS Office 2010.
Have .NET 4.5 and VSTO 10 installed.

Have tried using both the x86 and x64 Spiratest add-ins with the same result - no Spiratest toolbar in excel.
6 Replies
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
re: PeteMo Monday, May 27, 2013

Hi Pete

It sounds like you have followed the correct steps, except for actually running the SpiraTest MS-Office Add-Ins MSI installation package itself. This is separate to the VSTO installer.

If you did install both the VSTO and Add-In itself, can you please log a support help desk ticket and either paste in the contents of this forum post or just include a link to it.

That way we can provide more personalized support.



Monday, September 23, 2013
re: inflectra.david Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Afternoon Adam

I have been running into this exact same problem. I followed the same steps as noted above and using the same office version and OS.  Was there a resolution to this that you could post here?

NOTE: I had this working with a previous 3.X version but for some reason I cannot get it installed since I upgraded to 4.0 (current patch level .12).

Monday, May 26, 2014
re: greg.townsend Monday, September 23, 2013
Me too!

Would appreciate clarification on the status of this.
Monday, May 26, 2014
re: johnbayne Monday, May 26, 2014
Whoops! I see this thread is very old. Will raise a support ticket.
Monday, July 28, 2014
re: johnbayne Monday, May 26, 2014
Where can I find the MSI package you reference?
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
re: rdevine Monday, July 28, 2014
Hi Ryan,

The MSI package is found at this location:, in the first section.


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