"But why are the TFS team alerts not working?"


Hi Since TFS 2012 the alerts system has been improved dramatically, allowing us to create alerts which affects all team members. The alerts administration is web based and does not need any plug-in or a client tool. However, I've been asked why do the individual alerts continue to work and to send email upon a trigger, whie an alert set for the team does not do the same. When individual do not work, we check SMTP settings, we check the query which the alert is based on, and we look for errors in event log. But now situation is different: individual alerts work, no...
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Where is the excluded files list under VS2012?


 HiSince VS2012, we no longer get the excluded file list field when we try to add files to TFS.In Previous versions we could change the filter in thee beginning of the item adding process.Well, now there's a different way to do it.If you want to build an exclusion list that differ then TFS default, allyou have to do is add .tfignore file to your local folder.the file affects recoursively, and you can override it by other .tfignore files in sub folders.How to build your ignore file - here.With your custom ignore file, you can be sure your settings are...
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TFS/Visual Studio 2013 about to launch


 Hi  TFS/Visual Studio 2013 about to launch.RC version available , you can read about it here.The new web access released in TFS 2012 is getting better and better, and now supports work item charting, work breakdown (features to tasks) and complete testing process. As Brian Harry mentioned here, the new version will be released on Oct 18th and launched on Nov 13th Dan
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