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TFS 2013 Dashboard contributor graph like in github

tfs,tfs2013,tfvc
Is there a way to show a graph of repository contributors in TFS 2013 dashboard like github shows as shown here : About Repository Graphs ETA: I need graph for TFVC...

TFS keep different copy of file locally

visual-studio-2013,tfs,tfs2010,tfvc
I am part of a small team developing a web project in VS2013 with TFS2010 for source control. When we are working from home, as we all do from time to time, we need to have a slightly different version of the web.config file. Previously, when we were using VSS,...

Avoid accidental overwrite between different developers upon checkin or merge

tfs,tfvc
Different developers check in the code touching the same file or different branches could be getting merged. I am new to TFS from the admin side but I do know how to do basic check-in of the code. How can I avoid the code collision from admin side? We are...

Creating tfs label from changeset doesn't work

tfs,tfs2013,changeset,tfvc
I'm trying to create a label from a changeset using the Advanced -> Apply Label option, then specifying a changeset version in the version field. Once I've done this and view the label, the displayed changeset is not the one I selected, and when I drill down into it (right...

TF400889 Long path error received from TFS

visual-studio-2013,tfs,tfvc
Can someone please help me out with this? I tried using long path tool but they want me to pay in order to delete the folder. However I cant find the file the system is complaining about. I went to the folder C:\Users\Casey\Desktop\Workspace\LegalHoldings\Sprints\Sprint5\Expunctions\LegalHoldings.Expunctions.Service.External\ServiceReferences\FillingReviewMDEService\LegalHoldings.Expunctions.Service.External.FilingReviewMDEService.GetFeesCalculationsResponse.datasource This file:...

What are “Excluded Changes” in Team Foundation Server?

visual-studio-2013,tfs,tfvc
When I check in changes in TFS Express 2013 using Visual Studio 2013 Professional, there is a list of "Excluded Changes" that has 1541 items in it. I have never told TFS to exclude a change, and do not understand why anyone would even want to "exclude" a change (isn't...

Multiple computers sharing one TFS workspace

tfs,tfs2013,tfvc
We've got a pair of terminal servers for a team of developers to share and I would like to configure TFS so that each user's workspace can be mapped to a network drive and available on both terminal servers. Basically, I want it to not matter which server they've on,...

TFS Windows Explorer Integration - Getting version history outside of VS

visual-studio-2013,tfs,explorer,windows-explorer,tfvc
I worked for year using CVS source control with Windows Explorer integration using TortoiseCVS which enabled me to view the history of my files in a graphical way and allow me to compare any 2 versions of the file without the need to open IDEs. Lately I started working in...

How can I tell what will be updated if I use “Get Latest Version”?

visual-studio,visual-studio-2013,tfs,tfs2013,tfvc
I have a Visual Studio solution and am using TFS for version control. When I've made a bunch of changes to my working copy of the solution, the Team Explorer window will show me all the files that I've changed, and allow me to compare my version with either the...

Team Foundation Server Change Source Control Invalid Status

visual-studio-2013,tfs,disaster-recovery,tfvc
I have a new laptop because the old one is crashed. On the old laptop I have a Visual Studio solution that is connected to Team Foundation Server and there were a lot of changed made before I could do a check in. Luckily I made a backup of the...

TFS 2013 Git Build Definition with TFVC Source

tfs2013,git-tfs,git-tf,custom-build,tfvc
In TFS 2013, is there any way to create a custom build workflow (via a custom .xaml file) which uses source from both a TFS-Git project and TFVC project? When creating a Build Def in a Git project, the Source Settings tab only allows selection of a single Git repo....