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What are work areas used for with the scrum methodology

visual-studio,tfs2013,scrum,tfs-workitem
On visual studio online there is an option to configure work areas. I created a project and it uses the "Microsoft Visual Studio Scrum 2013.4" process template. I started entering work items into the project and found an option to configure work areas, I'm not sure how to use work...

How to refresh updated opened work item from TFS 2013 server side plugin?

tfs,tfs2013,tfs-workitem,team-explorer
I am trying to create TFS 2013 server side plugin which will transition the work item state depending upon certain fields. The fields are being updated correctly, but not refreshed as the work item is opened in client (VS team explorer). I need to manually press the refresh button to...

Get the teamproject collection from a WorkItem

c#,tfs,tfs2013,tfs-sdk,tfs-workitem
I want to add the WebPageControl to a WorkItemType and need to define the Teamproject collection of the current Work Item as a path parameter of the URL. The WebPageControle shows a C# Webapplication. Is there a field like System.Teamproject or an other way that gives me the Teamproject collection?...

How to get total code file modification only for that work-item in single go in TFS

.net,tfs,tfs-workitem
Working on ASP.NET project, and using TFS as Project management. We are creating Story, Work Items, and each work items can have multiple different tasks those are require to complete that individual work item. Suppose, We have one work-item (say ex W1), and to complete that work item we do...

Customizing Attachment control on TFS

tfs,attachment,tfs-workitem,workitem
Is it possible to add new column to Attachment control in TFS? Default columns are "Name", "Size", "Date Attached" and "Comments". ...

TFS Work Item configuration - concatenate multiple fields to 1 string field

tfs,tfs2013,tfs-workitem,tfs-process-template
I've noticed, as we've started customizing TFS work item types, the workarounds that we have to do to have TFS support some basic tasks. One thing that we are trying to do is have a field that consists of concatenating 3 other fields. For example: New_Field = Field_1 + ",...

Sync TFS workitems so same WI is shown in two team projects

tfs,synchronization,tfs2013,tfs-workitem
Our team has an a TFS project in which we keep all the teams work. Sometimes some from our team are involved in another project that has it's own TFS project. The tasks that the people from our team does on the other project are in their own area. Is...

Is it possible in TFS 2013 that only the author of a Work Item is able to change the Status to “Done”?

tfs,tfs2013,tfs-workitem
The company I work for just started using Team Foundation Server 2013 and it is my Task, to find answers for the open questions in our Team. By doing so, I found a problem I can't solve. Is it possible, that only the author/creator of a Work Item is able...

Is it possible to get a TFS workitem snapshot for a specific date using TFS query?

tfs,tfs-workitem
I require to get all "Bug" entities from a TFS Team Project, for a specific date, it means that entities atributes should have values they had the date I specify. Kind of all bugs snapshot for a specific day. Is it posible to do via a TFS query? Thanks for...