Create a Report with the Add-In for Word

The Morae Add-In for Word provides access to the most important elements of a Morae Manager project, right within Word. Quickly add project components into your reports. Choose a Morae project from the Morae Task Pane, and add any of the following:

  • Study configuration options including task definitions and success score scales, study and task instructions, marker definitions and scores, and survey definitions
  • Project information including task definitions and success score scale, study and task instructions, marker definitions and scores surveys, graph data tables, and graphs

See the following topics for more information:

Open the Morae Task Pane in Word

To open the Morae Task Pane: 

In Word 2007, by default, the Morae Task Pane opens with Word. Open or close the Morae Task Pane with the check box in Add-Ins tab > TechSmith Morae group.

If the task pane does not appear, enable Morae Add-In for Word 2007.

  1. In the Microsoft Office menu Microsoft Office button, click the Word Options button.
  2. In the Add-Ins group click the Go button. The COM Add-ins dialog box appears.
  3. Select Morae Manager add-in for Word 2007 and click OK.
    Enable add-in with Word 2007.

Add Morae Project Components to Report

With the help of the Morae Add-In for Word, you can use a Morae project to add surveys, tasks, graphs and more to your reports.

To add items from a Morae project:


Open Microsoft Word and the Morae Task Pane.

The list of projects in the dropdown is made up of projects recently opened in Morae Manager.

Morae Task Pane


In the Morae Task Pane, click Browse to locate the saved project file (.mpr) or select a recently used project from the dropdown list.


If you have more than one study in a project, select a study from the dropdown list.


All Study Components Available in a Project open in the Morae Task Pane. Click and drag the project components to the open Word file.

You can also right-click to place an item at the current cursor position.

Study Componants Available in a Project

Click and drag any of the following study components from a Morae 3.0 or later project file (.mpr).

Task definitions and success score scale

Include in a report to show your tasks and success score.

Task and task score definitions

Study and task instructions

Include in a report to show the scenario, any special instructions, and task instructions used in the sessions.

Study and task instructions

Table of marker definitions and scores

Include in a report to show what kind of events, issues, etc. you were looking for in the sessions.



Include in a report to show the surveys presented to the participants. Results are not included.


Graph data table

Include data tables in a report to show graph data for each recording and the minimum, maximum, mean and standard deviation statistics.

Graph data table


Include graph images to visually communicate important points.

Graph is actual preview of graph image.

Graph image

Image Clip
Include still images from participant recordings to provide visual context.

Graphic is a thumbnail view of actual image clip.

Image Clip

Title Category Level Format
000 - Getting Started 1: Morae Overview Getting Started I Video
001 - Getting Started 2: Recorder Getting Started I Video
002 - Getting Started 3: Observer Getting Started I Video
003 - Getting Started 4: Manager Getting Started I Video
004 - Analyze Session Data Analyze I Video
005 - Audio Notes Share III Written
006 - Change the Communication Port in Observer Observer III Written
007 - Choose and Designate the Task Logger Setup II Written
008 - Choose the Recorder Computer Name or IP Address Observer II Written
009 - Configure Wii™ Remote for Logging Setup III Written
010 - Connect Observer to Recorder Observer II Written
011 - Convert Morae Recording Files (RDG) to AVI or WMV Share III Written
012 - Create a Custom Graph Analyze II Written
013 - Create a Highlight Video Share II Written
014 - Create and Organize a Project Analyze II Written
015 - Create a Report with the Add-In for Word Share II Written
016 - Create a Table of Contents Share II Written
017 - Create a Test Recording Setup II Written
018 - Create Session Handouts Setup II Written
019 - Create Video Clips Analyze II Written
020 - Customize Observer for Your Session Observer II Written
021 - Define Recording Details Setup II Written
022 - Define Study Details Setup II Written
023 - Deliver Surveys with Observer Surveys II Written
024 - Documentation Documentation I Written
025 - Export to PowerPoint Share II Written
026 - Export Videos to Share II Written
027 - Finalize Observer Session Observer II Written
028 - How to Choose the Recording Compression Record III Written
029 - Log in Observer Log II Written
030 - Log in Recorder Log II Written
031 - Log with a Wii™ Remote Log III Written
032 - Marker Logging Log II Video/Written
033 - Merge Studies Analyze III Written
034 - Normalize Storyboard Audio Share II Written
035 - Record Automated Sessions with Autopilot Record II Video/Written
036 - Recorder Start and Stop Options Record II Written
037 - Record More (or Less) than the Main Monitor Record II Written
038 - Search for Data in Recordings Analyze II Written
039 - Search Profiles Analyze II Written
040 - Select Video and Audio Sources for Recording Record II Written
041 - Set Recorder Preferences Setup II Written
042 - Set up an AutoPilot Test Setup II Written
043 - Share Highlight Videos Share II Written
044 - Tasks in Manager Analyze II Written
045 - Task Logging Log II Written
046 - Template Study Configurations Setup II Written
047 - Troubleshooting Observer to Recorder Connection Issues Observer II Written
048 - Using Chat to Communicate with Stakeholders Observer I Written
049 - Video Delay in Observer Observer III Written
050 - View Search Results in the Chart View Analyze II Written
051 - View Survey Answers Analyze II Written
052 - View Your Notes and Markers Following a Session Observer II Written