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TFS - View all pending changes for all users
Team Foundation Server allows you to see who has what file checked out at any time. If you would like to see a list of files that any TFS User has checked out, follow the steps below: Open Visual Studio 2008 > Click File > Source Control > Find In Source Control > Status Select "Display all checked out" or "Display files checked out to" (to filter changes by user) Hit Find The screenshots below show the type of results you should expect. Another great way to get this info is by using ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 16, 2009 9:13 PM

TFS - Undelete File or Folder
If you ever need to undelete a file/folder in TFS, here's how you can do it. I found a couple of people who didn't know this feature existed so I figured I'd throw a blog up about it. Open Visual Studio > Click Tools > Options > Source Control > Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Check Show deleted items in the Source Control Explorer, hit OK Right click on deleted file/folder in Source Control Explorer Click Undelete Check In ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 16, 2009 8:45 PM

TFS Auto Shelving
For Visual Studio 2010 / TFS 2010 please see: http://geekswithblogs.net/M... In one of our meetings the other day a few developers on our team asked if there was an Auto Shelve feature in TFS to shelve their pending changes automatically each night. I couldn't find anything in the Visual Studio 2008 IDE that allowed us to do this. After some research, I did find a work around. Basically, I just created a batch file that uses ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 15, 2009 11:14 PM

Visual Studio TFS Work Item Search Plugin
If you're accessing work items in Team Foundation Server from the Visual Studio IDE, you will end up using this plugin more than you might think. I'm surprised they only have 3194 downloads. It basically does exactly what it says. You can either type in a work item ID to immediately bring up the work item, or type in text to search through work items (like a word or two that would be in the Title or Description). If you're using Visual Studio 2008, check it out. Here's the link to where it lives ......

Posted On Thursday, September 3, 2009 9:21 PM

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