Category: Version Control

Viewing All of the Git Repositories in your TFS Team Project within Visual Studio 2013.3

I recently reconnected to a TFS 2013.3 Team Project after quite a while away.  I knew that additional Git repos had been added to the team project, but Visual Studio 2013.3 was not displaying them in Team Explorer.  It turns out that you need to click the Refresh button (see the red rectangle, below) to …

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Redirecting TFS Command Output to Files

Today I discovered that you can redirect the output of Team Foundation Service’s tf.exe command to a file.  I thought that because it displayed dialog boxes as the results of commands that you couldn’t redirect its output to files.  However, commands such as tf history will do just that when you specify redirection, such as: …

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Solved: The working folder is already in use by the workspace

When trying to map a local folder to a TFS server as a different user than the one under which I was logged in, I kept getting the message:

I was finally able to map the folder by first deleting the local workspace as the logged in user:

Note that the “owner” was …

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Where TFS Connections Are Stored

I am migrating from one dev machine to another and wanted to export/import my TFS connections for Visual Studio 2010.  It turns out they are all stored in the following registry key:

If you’re looking for the Visual Studio 2008 entries, they are located here: