Rally - Excel: How to install the new add-in version (Windows)

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CA Agile Central On Premise (Rally) CA Agile Central SaaS (Rally)

Issue/Introduction



How to install the new (next generation) version of Excel add-in on Windows?

Environment

Release: ACNEEE99000-2018.1-Agile Central-Enterprise Edition-Perpetual
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Step 1
Go to: https://rally1.rallydev.com/slm/js-lib/excel-addin/get/

For Windows - follow the instructions on that page.

Step 2
- Download the manifest.xml file, save it in a new folder.
- Make a network share of that folder.


Step 3
- Open Excel 2016, open a new blank spreadsheet.
- Click File -> Options -> Trust Center



- Click Trust Center Settings -> Trusted Add-ins Catalogs
- Type in your Network Shared drive/path name into the Catalog URL field and


- Click Add Catalog.
- Check the "Show in menus" checkbox.
- Click OK.


Step 4 
- Restart your Excel. Open any (or new/blank) spreadsheet.
- Click the Insert menu option.
- Click the "My add-ins" button on the ribbon.
- Go to "Shared Folder" tab.
- Select your network shared drive, click Add.


- The new/Beta Excel add-in is showing up on your right-hand pane. 

 

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