Team Foundation Server is a product from Microsoft that offers project tracking and source code control for software development projects.

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Attempting to check in code through TFS results in “Value was either too large or too small for a UINT32” error message

When attempting to check in code through TFS in visual studio 2012 or 2013 sometimes results in displaying an error message "Value was either too large or too small for a UINT32" error message. What ...
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Why am I not able to create a backup plan for TFS?

I am trying to create a backup plan using the TFS Power Tools but I keep running into this error message: I have checked that the account has Full Control on the share, I can edit, create and delete ...
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Visual Studio - Using GIT and SVN

Work uses SVN. I want to use GIT for private use. I was also exploring TFS, but it doesn't seem to cooperate with multiple collections, so I stopped looking into it. Currently I use AnkhSVN. I want ...
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does visual studio 2013 work with team foundation server 2005?

I'm currently using visual studio 2012.3 and I would like to upgrade to 2013. only issue is, I must be able to connect to TFS 2005, i just need basic functionality like check out, check in, shelve. ...
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How do I stop Visual Studio from running as administrator?

This morning I set the devenv.exe to run as administrator. We are now getting problems with TFS and want to stop the Visual Studio running as admin. However even though I have disabled all of the ...
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tfs Source Control Explorer>File>Advanced>unlock disabled

I'm sure I have given all the rights to my account and I'm the Project & Build Administrator for my project. All our work machines have recently been formatted, and VS2012 has been installed ...
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TFS: Key not valid for use in specified state

When attempting to connect to TFS using Visual Studio 2013, I get the following error: Key not valid for use in specified state
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Add-Ins not loaded in Excel, when started via opening a file

I'm using Excel 2010 with TFS 2010. When I start Excel directly, "Team" and "Load Test" are loaded. But, if I double click on an Excel file, then Excel started without loading "Team" and "Load ...
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Microsoft (VS2010) TFS and Excel - can not save credentials

When I try to open xlsx file located on TFS server using Team Explorer (VS2010 Pro), naturaly it asks for credentials; and each time I check "Remember my credentials" - but credentials remains ...
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Can't install TFS (Team Foundation Server) 2010 SP1

I've just applied Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and while attempting to apply TFS2010 SP1 (TFS2010SP1-KB2182621.exe), I got the following error message: "KB2182621 does not apply, or is blocked by another ...
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Visual Studio 2012 cannot access Team Explorer security/group membership sections but Visual Studio 2010 can

I've recently upgraded from Team Foundation Server 2010 to 2012 and Visual Studio 2010 to 2012. Within Visual Studio 2010 I can still access all of the TFS settings. Within Visual Studio 2012 I can ...
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Query TFS for items that changed to a certain status

Using TFS 2010, how do i query the items that changed TO a certain status on the last 7 days? My goal is to see what bugs the developers fixed through last week.
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Can Visual Studio track the “size” or “severity” of my changes in TFS?

I'm working on a sizeable project using VS2012 and TFS (also 2012, I think - I didn't set up the server). A lot of my recent tasks have required making very small changes to a lot of files, so I'm ...
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Connecting an existing project to TFS

I am using Visual Studio 2010. I have files that make up a project in TFS. They are not in a VS project, they are just loose files. I pull them from source control to my machine and then created a ...
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Team Foundation Server let users with web access see other bugs also

I have a group of users in Team Foundation Server. These users can only access TFS via the web to report bugs and issues. The problem is that they only see their own reported bugs. Is it possible to ...
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VS2013, TFS 2013 build failed

I am trying to use TFS build to run a batch file 'tt.bat', it's a very sample batch file it just creates a folder. mkdir d:\ttt The batch file is working correctly but when i build it with VS 2013 i ...
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TFS 2010 Build Controller goes unavailable

In the last couple of weeks, I've encountered a problem in our TFS 2010 builds: A TFS Build Controller becomes unavailable for seemingly no reason. I looked into the Event Viewer of the Controller ...
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Team Foundation 2013 + Sharepoint - strange behaviour

I just update my TFS 2010 + Sharepoint to TFS 2013 + Sharepoint foundation. Everything is ok, I created a website, collections, documents and everything. When I linked the TFS project collection ...
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How do I completely wipe all TFS mappings from my machine?

Over the past few years, I have ended up with multiple projects mapped all over my hard disk haphazardly from VS 2008,2010,2012,2013 Is there an easy way to unmap (and delete local files of) all TFS ...
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VS2013 & TFS2012: Cannot create Team Project from outside of LAN (TF400324)

VS is 2013 Update 2. TFS Version is 12.0.21005.1 (Tfs2013.RTM), might it need an update? If not here goes: Creating Team Projects from inside my Home Network, where the Server with TFS2012 is located ...
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Stubborn “Read-only” notification in Excel won't go away

I have a table in Excel that includes a set of cells copy-pasted from a TFS bulk edit worksheet. I'm usually careful and paste values only so that I don't get any of the data validation, etc. I'd like ...
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Get back changes which were removed due to undo operation in TFS?

Mistakenly, I did undo operation on my TFS checkout and I lost all my changes. Is there a way to get back changes or reverse of undo operation? I checked, I can not restore with Windows restore ...
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Automating changeset merges in TFS based on work-item workflow

I'm working to automate our merge process for changesets related to specific work items, but I'm kind of at a loss as to where to start. Disclaimer: I'm almost completely new to TFS and DevOps ...
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TFS command lines with interface

I am using TFS 2012. I am using TFS command line utility to check-in to get latest version etc. So if i use command line then if any conflict comes while checkin then it gives message like conflicts ...
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Change TFS license type from MSDN to commercial

So I accidentally installed my MSDN license on a server and I'd like to change it to a commercial license. Following this article, I do not see a "license expires" field or an "update license" ...
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Prevent adding of files in TFS

Is it possible to prevent other users from adding files to a certain directory? I tried an exclusive check-out on the folder but that only checks out the separate files within the folder.
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How can I change the font color of the VS2012 Source Control Explorer window?

I am using Visual Stuido 2012 Integrated Shell with Team Explorer. I would like to change the default font color of the mapped and not mapped folders in the Source Control Explorer (in the treeview). ...
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Version control options for research project [closed]

Good day. I know that we're supposed to ask questions that can be answered and not just discussed, so I'll try to make my question quantifiable, even though it's not completely so in nature. I'm ...
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TFS 2010 - Cannot query certain users

We seem to have an issue with out Team Foundation Server 2010 installation that gives an error when certain users are queried. If we include them in the 'AssignedTo' filter the query instantly errors ...
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What do these options do to an already checked out file in TFS?

In the following image I am trying to get a specific version from TFS. it has two options. One is to overwrite writeable files that are not checked out (which obviously does not affect checked out ...
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Can I resize the backlog item description panel in TFS web view?

In the product backlog item view in TFS, the "description" panel is tiny relative to the size of my screen, and annoyingly there's lots of unused space at the bottom of the page. Since the description ...
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Delay notification in Visual Studio 2008

In Visual Studio 2008 Professional, when I close the project I get the error as shown in the image below. This is a project which connects to TFS. So why do I get this message? If I click on continue ...
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Can I run SSRS reports against TFS Online?

We're using TFS online (http://tfs.visualstudio.com/) and would like to do some reporting against test cases and test plans (as it looks like there's no way to export this information to Word in any ...
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TFS permissions overriding if a user is member of more group

We are using VS2008 connected to TFS 2012.We made two groups,Developer and Incorporator. Incorporator group has CheckIn permission and Developer group doesn't. A Developer is member of both group. He ...
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Project not publishing start/finish date for custom TFS work items

I've got a TFS 2012 project set up with custom work items, that include Start and Finish date read-only fields (Microsoft.VSTS.Scheduling.StartDate and FinishDate). When I publish one of those custom ...
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Team foundation server source control Tutorial [closed]

Is here someone who can write me a good tutorial to understand the TFS source control system? There is some functionalities I didn't really understand like reservations, extractions, some mysterious ...
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How to update Visual Studio Team Foundataion Server Window Postitions

I use two monitors with with TFS 2008 backward compatibility plugin and in VS TFS 2010. I had to move desks and ended up changing the location of my second monitor form the right side to the left. I ...
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How may I use other server features on Windows Home Server without breaking it?

I am hoping to run some virtual machines, IIS, SQL Server, MOSS, and Team Foundation Server on my HP MediaSmart Server 495, probably not all at the same time. There is a frightening warning message ...
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Is it possible to have team functionality using SVN rather than TFS, in Visual Studio 2010?

I'm a huge fan of TFS and VS2010, but I work in a company where the source control solution is SVN, it is unlikely to change because all our customers are also using SVN. Having said that I'm also a ...
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Windows Integrated Authentication not working on client side

I'm having a strange problem with Team Foundation Server and Windows Integrated Authentication. I have two different computers I'm currently using to connect to a single Team Foundation server. Both ...
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TFS 2013 query for my recent work

I was trying to create a query in the query editor to show my recent work items similar to this question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16775993/how-to-query-for-my-recent-work-items I want to ...
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Prevent Build Explorer from showing

Whenever I queue a new TFS build from VS 2013, it opens the Build Explorer window. Is there a way to turn this off? I prefer using the sidebar to see my builds.
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Can I have multiple lists of Pending Changes in Visual Studio?

The pending changes are segmented into two lists, Included Changes and Excluded Changes. When juggling multiple changes simultaneously, it would be useful to put the files into multiple lists, such as ...
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Visual Studio 2013 / TFS2013 code review for multiple check-ins

I would like to create a code review request based upon a number of previous check-ins. I can only seem to create one attached to the current pending changes. Is there any way to either specify ...
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Visual Studio Online - How to change Burndown Chart to Graph % of Error Complete instead of Remaining Hours

We are using VS online for Scrum and it tracks and graphs the burn-down by hours but we would like to graph the burn-down by number of tasks completed vs todo/in progress. In our particular group we ...
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Visual Studio 2010 working with team foundation 2015

I am using visual studio 2010 and visual studio 2013, on Windows 8.1. I've installed latest team foundation express 2015 (I have everything installed on Windows 8.1, my local computer). Now, I am ...
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Team Foundation Server Licensing for Local TFS Development

I am currently working on developing a custom Project Template in Team Foundation Server (TFS) and have been working on build and tweaking it over the course of several months. My preferred method is ...
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Shortcut to add task into specific product backlog item in TFS 2013 web view

Is anyone aware of a quicker way to add a new task to a specific product backlog item in the web view of TFS 2013? Ideally a shortcut, but anything quicker than going into backlog, finding the ...
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Constantly Re-Signing in On Launch

Every time I start up VS 2013 Community Edition I am prompted to sign in again. I use TFS to connect to my visualstudio.com codebase and am not sure if this has something to do with it. I am using VS ...
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Team Foundation Application Server reconfigure as build service?

We currently have a team foundation server setup and it is working great. We wanted to setup a build service on our build machine that connects to our server. However, our IT department accidentally ...