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The Team Foundation Server Word Add-In is a sample solution, based on a prototype, not a production solution. Moving to OSS will allow the community to use it in their own ways.

Review these and other solutions, if you need a production Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Word integration:

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Project Description

The Team Foundation Server Word Add-in imports work items from a Team Project and generates professional-looking documents. A typical scenario is requirements management in Word Doc format, allowing users to collaborate with the project team while using their favorite application.

Note that users will need to be appropriately licensed for Team Foundation Server access when using this tool. See the licensing whitepaper for more information.


Visual Studio ALM Rangers

This tool is created by the Visual Studio ALM Rangers, who have the mission to provide out of band solutions for missing features and/or guidance. This content was created with support from the Microsoft Product Group, members of Microsoft Services, Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs) and technical specialists from technology communities around the globe, giving you a real-world view from the field, where the technology has been tested and used.

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What is included in the downloads?

The solution is divided in separate packages to give you the choice of selective downloads. The default download is the first of the listed packages:

  • User Guide
  • Installer(s)
  • Sample Source Code


  • Import of work items from TFS
  • Support for multiple queries
  • Support for flat, direct link and tree queries.
  • Customisable layouts
  • Refresh document with latest query results


Anisha Pindoria, Bijan Javidi, Bob Hardister, Danny Crone, Cesar Solis Brito, Francisco Xavier Fagas Albarracin, Jahangeer Mohammed, James Pickell, Mattias Sköld, Mike Schimmel, Rob Jarratt, Siddharth Bhatia, Willy-Peter Schaub

How to submit new ideas?

The recommended method is to post ideas to the Discussions Page or to contact the Rangers at


Post comments on the Discussions Page and new ideas in UserVoice:


Last edited Feb 20 at 8:33 PM by wschaub, version 33