Error “Object reference not set to an instance of an object”: When exporting test cases to Excel

Error: "Object reference not set to an instance of an object"

If you get "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error when exporting tests to an excel sheet as a standard user login. This works fine when running as administrator.

Steps to reproduce the error

1. Launch ALM

2. Go to Test Plan

3. Right click on any test in Test Grid view and Select Export All Export Selected

4. You will get the error message

To resolve this error

1. Open Registry(Start> Run> Type ‘regedit’ and Click ‘OK’)

2. Navigate to the registry key HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftOffice12.0CommonLanguageResources

3. Check if a key named InstallLanguage of type DWORD exists. If not, create the key and give the value as 1033(in Decimal).

4. If the key exists, check if the value is 1033(in Decimal).

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