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Adding TFS Word Add-in Building block for custom TFS description field

Oct 10, 2013 at 2:37 PM
We use a modifed version of the TFS2012 Agile 6.1 template. We use a custom description field for our User Story WIT that support html/rich text instead of System.Description(plain text) for all of our team projects.
I downloaded and installed the TFS Word Add-In. It appears that all of the building blocks default to System.Description. Can I create and add a new building block that supports our custom description field?
We would like to export a team's user stories (requiremements) into a word doc while still preserving rich text descriptions. I do not think the excel add in will allow for this.

Thanks.

Greg
Oct 10, 2013 at 2:52 PM
Yes, you can create a new layout or edit an existing one. Use the Layout Designer. In the Layout Designer pick the layout you want to change, connect to your team project, place your cursor where you want your field to go and then double-click on the field you want to add to the layout. You can remove any fields you don't want to be there anymore. Make sure you click Save Changes.

Once you have edited the layout try importing your work items and you should get the formatting you want.

Regards

Rob
Oct 10, 2013 at 4:06 PM
Hi Rob.
Thanks for the quick response. For some reason, when I click into the Layout Designer text, word hangs up. There is a message there is an issue with the TFS2012 Word-Add In.
Any ideas on how to proceed?
Thanks.
Greg

Oct 11, 2013 at 8:13 AM
I think someone else has had this problem too but I have never been able to reproduce it. Can you completely close down Word and start from a new blank document, does it happen then?

Regards

Rob
Oct 11, 2013 at 3:53 PM
Hi Rob.
Word crashes when I start a new word session with a blank document and then click into the designer text. I have tried this on more than one machine.
Thanks.
Greg

Oct 11, 2013 at 4:04 PM
Is there an error message when it crashes? Can you use DebugView (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896647) and post any output from Word4TFS?

Thanks

Rob
Oct 11, 2013 at 5:58 PM
I have sysinternals running now. Unfortunately, the TFS Addin is not crashing but word itself is just hung up and not responding. In the event it ends up crashing and outputting something into sysinternal, I will send it along.

Oct 11, 2013 at 6:12 PM
Here is what sysinternals shows for TFS Word Addin leading up to the hang:
I attached the sysinternals trace for TFSWord Addin leading up to hang.

Description:

A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.

Problem signature:

Problem Event Name: AppHangB1

Application Name: WINWORD.EXE

Application Version: 14.0.5123.5000

Application Timestamp: 4c646b38

Hang Signature: 5efc

Hang Type: 0

OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4

Locale ID: 1033

Additional Hang Signature 1: 5efc0e56ed41cb6290021621dc7bc56d

Additional Hang Signature 2: 5120

Additional Hang Signature 3: 51203fa26a1eb2e38cb584ae3daefd4f

Additional Hang Signature 4: 5efc

Additional Hang Signature 5: 5efc0e56ed41cb6290021621dc7bc56d

Additional Hang Signature 6: 5120

Additional Hang Signature 7: 51203fa26a1eb2e38cb584ae3daefd4f

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Oct 15, 2013 at 2:40 PM
Sorry I have not replied for a couple of days. Your post says you attached the DebugView log, but I can't see it. Can you post this again?

Thanks

Rob
Oct 15, 2013 at 4:12 PM
Hi Rob.
There are no crash details in the debug log. Word actually just hangs on selecting Layout Desiger. I have to manually kill the process.
Any other thoughts?
Thanks.
Greg

Oct 15, 2013 at 4:20 PM
You mean that there is absolutely no output from Word4TFS in the DebugView log? There should be some messages from WORD4TFS in the DebugView log when you first start Word, here is an example from my copy:

[41956] WORD4TFS 16:18:09.242 Word4Tfs creating team ribbon
[41956] WORD4TFS 16:18:10.042 Loading icons
[41956] WORD4TFS 16:18:10.052 Word4Tfs Add-in starting

The above messages come up when I first start Word.

As I said, I don't think you are the first to experience this but I have been unable to repro the problem. I don't know if the DebugView log will help, but it might give a clue.

Thanks

Rob
Oct 15, 2013 at 6:18 PM
Hi Rob.
I am not sure why the original attachment didn't come across. Attached is a new debugview when launching Word and accessing TFSWordAddin.
Thanks.
Greg

Oct 16, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Sorry, but I am not seeing an attachment. I don't think discussion threads can have attachments. If the output is not too big can you just paste it directly into a reply? The alternative is to create an Issue, I think you can have attachments there.

Thanks

Rob
Oct 16, 2013 at 1:22 PM
Here is the log:
[\\APPREL01-BOS-V]
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00000002 0.13942142 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:34.333 Loading icons
00000003 0.14479759 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:34.339 Word4Tfs Add-in starting
00000004 0.26345792 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:34.458 Add in doc change, process id 1328
00000005 0.28530699 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:34.479 Constructing WordDocument for Document1, underlying document hash is 6480969
00000006 0.35761732 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:34.552 Flow controller initialising
00000007 0.54388070 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:34.738 Setting system template
00000008 0.54600006 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:34.740 Constructing template
00000009 0.54682940 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:34.741 Loading template.
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00000023 0.98570085 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.180 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Agile): Default hash 49143529 ID {40F28A9E-C530-4053-B1D0-21E5AD22F231}
00000024 0.98581141 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.180 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Agile): Task hash 39638585 ID {7C36D3A9-AF46-4004-94F2-70B89BF27A5C}
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00000028 1.07337093 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.267 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Scrum): Default hash 21913016 ID {CBA06999-ED83-479A-9A0A-F7A156AF1AB3}
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00000030 1.07352531 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.268 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Scrum): Bug hash 30123835 ID {12BE03CD-B13D-4FAA-869B-067D7E27BB8D}
00000031 1.07364333 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.268 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Scrum): Product Backlog Item hash 2679067 ID {3E6B01B9-EB2B-427D-94E9-9057FD475AD4}
00000032 1.07375371 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.268 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Scrum): Preview hash 24111608 ID {4357A30C-1599-4A7D-AD86-D7F9EBACE7E7}
00000033 1.07400811 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.268 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Scrum): Default hash 15677883 ID {CBA06999-ED83-479A-9A0A-F7A156AF1AB3}
00000034 1.07408464 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.268 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Scrum): Task hash 6883221 ID {B2A9CE61-23E1-4D36-B39B-5F1251E9C94D}
00000035 1.07415009 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.268 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Card (Scrum): Bug hash 61948991 ID {12BE03CD-B13D-4FAA-869B-067D7E27BB8D}
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00000038 1.14200091 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.336 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Scrum): Default hash 63658128 ID {4EE4F9EE-779F-4964-A3E4-1D7F493302A4}
00000039 1.14208543 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.336 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Scrum): User Story_0 hash 36052245 ID {4C9C338C-41D8-4BD9-9289-8AD93C903C7F}
00000040 1.14216745 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.336 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Scrum): Test Case hash 56034750 ID {8E8BFA22-C29A-421F-B8E3-284A5785B5E2}
00000041 1.14225519 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.336 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Scrum): Preview hash 34550710 ID {5A22509A-EC3D-4448-A220-D388CEAA5D2A}
00000042 1.14248359 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.337 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Scrum): Default hash 42520941 ID {4EE4F9EE-779F-4964-A3E4-1D7F493302A4}
00000043 1.14255869 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.337 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Scrum): User Story_0 hash 47144157 ID {4C9C338C-41D8-4BD9-9289-8AD93C903C7F}
00000044 1.14263368 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.337 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Scrum): Test Case hash 21644229 ID {8E8BFA22-C29A-421F-B8E3-284A5785B5E2}
00000045 1.14270556 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.337 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Scrum): Preview hash 60580335 ID {5A22509A-EC3D-4448-A220-D388CEAA5D2A}
00000046 1.27563834 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.470 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Agile): Default hash 8352109 ID {512039AA-7795-42C0-90B9-568F872D6BB4}
00000047 1.27572024 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.470 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Agile): User Story_0 hash 8060118 ID {5C0D950C-CEC7-4007-ABC6-7C7A8E3FE8EB}
00000048 1.27583313 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.470 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Agile): Test Case hash 5432205 ID {CB05207C-01BA-46EF-842D-23D3EC48E08D}
00000049 1.27592731 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.470 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Agile): Preview hash 48889850 ID {B183EFF7-4E98-4D94-B280-107956D5BF9B}
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00000051 1.27644885 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.470 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Requirements Specification (Agile): User Story_0 hash 654914 ID {5C0D950C-CEC7-4007-ABC6-7C7A8E3FE8EB}
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00000058 1.37643671 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.571 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Simple With Headings (Scrum): Default_3 hash 63171767 ID {2E533576-5C7C-4A2F-B471-092682929459}
00000059 1.37651575 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.571 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Simple With Headings (Scrum): Default_4 hash 31674992 ID {B88B7079-1ECE-4868-A7D2-04BDC70C8AA8}
00000060 1.37659609 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.571 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Simple With Headings (Scrum): Preview hash 16639474 ID {09C0EE68-3AAD-4EDA-9545-5084A63E0B7F}
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00000072 1.47376585 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.668 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Simple With Headings (Agile, CMMI): Default_3 hash 32361769 ID {69688771-0059-418E-9B47-F11927E366AC}
00000073 1.47391689 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.668 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Simple With Headings (Agile, CMMI): Default_4 hash 22820469 ID {E19E1D75-7AD5-4324-A696-9474B6C02874}
00000074 1.47397947 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.668 Enumerating building block for category TFS_Simple With Headings (Agile, CMMI): Preview hash 4057632 ID {609B686E-7DC8-4CFC-BAAD-D33894A672BF}
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00000082 1.55253828 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.746 Handle for document Document1 is Document1
00000083 1.55797637 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.752 Creating a new Team Project Document
00000084 1.58124256 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.775 Document changed to: Document1
00000085 1.58472717 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.779 Getting layouts from template.
00000086 1.58481061 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:35.779 Getting layouts from template.
00000087 7.41926146 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.614 Add in doc change, process id 1328
00000088 7.41957378 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.614 Application document change event.
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00000090 7.42044067 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.615 Word document changed to: Document2
00000091 7.42221642 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.617 Handle for document Document2 is Document2
00000092 7.42252874 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.617 Creating a new Team Project Document
00000093 7.45977306 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.654 Document changed to: Document2
00000094 7.46011686 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.655 Getting layouts from template.
00000095 7.46020269 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.655 Getting layouts from template.
00000096 7.46275663 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.657 Getting layouts from template.
00000097 7.46396446 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.659 Getting layouts from template.
00000098 7.47691011 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.672 Getting layouts from template.
00000099 7.49351883 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.688 Getting layouts from template.
00000100 7.49468136 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.689 Exporting layout Card (Agile)
00000101 7.49560833 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.690 Exporting layout building block Default hash 49143529 ID {40F28A9E-C530-4053-B1D0-21E5AD22F231}
00000102 7.73069191 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.925 Inserting building block for bookmark _Temp_0 at current position
00000103 7.80062437 [1328] WORD4TFS 13:14:41.995 Bookmark for new content at destination is _Temp_0


Oct 16, 2013 at 2:22 PM
Thanks for sending this. What the layout designer does is to open a new word document and to populate it with the building blocks in the layout so that you can see them and edit them. It seems to be hanging at the point where the first of the building blocks gets added to the new word document. Do you see the document window appear? Does it get any content before the hang?

I would like to ask you to try to do manually what the addin is trying to do and see if it works then. Here is what you need to do:
  1. Open a new blank word document
  2. Go to the Insert ribbon
  3. Click Quick Parts drop-down arrow and select Building Block Organizer.
  4. Locate the building block with the following characteristics:
    Name: Default
    Gallery: Custom 1
    Category: TFS_Card (Agile)
  5. Check that the template is Word4TFSSystemTemplate.dotx
  6. Check that the preview of the building block shows a yellow box with some text in it.
  7. Select the building block and click Insert.
Does the building block get inserted?

Another question comes to mind too. Do you have a customised normal.dotx file? When you create a new blank document does it contain any bookmarks? You can check this by typing CTRL-G and selecting "bookmark", the list of bookmarks is listed in the drop down list.

Thanks

Rob
Oct 17, 2013 at 2:10 PM
The steps below worked for me. I can insert the building block and see the title and Description HTML in the body of the word document. I checked and we do not have any word bookmarks. How do I get the inserted building block showing Description HTML into the list of templates when I import work items from a shared TFS query?

Oct 17, 2013 at 3:04 PM
Can you please contact me via the People tab?

Thanks

Rob