Work Item Spell Checker–Test Case Steps Support

Monday, February 27, 2012

Tweet Couple of mounts ago I published the Work Item Spell Checker Custom Control for VS 2010 on CodePlex, since than I received requests for enabling Test Case Steps Spell Checking, I made some changes for the project to enable this and now you can run Spell Check on Test Steps. Download Work Item Spell Checker Custom Control Because the steps control cannot be effected on run time from code after you finish the Spell Check you need to refresh the item to see the results. Download Work Item Spell Checker Custom Control...

Work Item Spell Checker Custom Control for VS 2010

Monday, January 3, 2011

Work Item Spell Checker Custom Control for VS 2010 A long time ago I published a free Work Item Custom Control for Visual Studio 2005/2008 to allow using Spell Check on work item fields. Since Visual Studio 2010 comes with Spell Checker ability I left this project behind, over the last couple of months I got lots of requests from people to adjust this Control to 2010, Today I got a request from a customer that really needs it so here you go. Follow the link below, download the setup file and install in on you...

My Lecture On Team System Users Group (TSUG)

Friday, February 20, 2009

My Lecture On Team System Users Group (TSUG) Not every day you get an invitation to be a lecturer in such a honored user group, and I want to thanks Dave Mckinstry for the invitation. My lecture was about Custom Control in Team System. I talked about the basic steps you need to take for create your custom control. Also I gave couple of tip and tricks while writing custom control, and of course I showed couple custom control that I wrote. This was so much fun!!!!

Q: Work Item Definition – Layout Target Not Working

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Q: Work Item Definition - Layout Target Not Working   My post about How To: Manage Custom Controls In Team System and Web Access shows how to create Work Item Layout for Web and another for Team Explorer. I got a comment from a reader that this Target layout is not working. Reader:After exporting the Xml using Process Editor I’m editing the Xml file and inserting the new Layout, then I import it back to TFS and the Layout changes and only keeps <Layout Target="WinForms">. Process Editor don’t know how to work item Target...

Free Team System Custom Controls For Every One

Monday, December 22, 2008

Free Team System Custom Controls For Every One Team System gives you Work Item with basic features but Team System also gives you the ability to write Custom Controls that will make your Work Item exactly like you want! I wrote lots of Custom Controls and saw many more, I still have the feeling that people have great ideas for new Custom Controls but they don’t know how to do it! You have a good idea for Custom Control?                  You don’t know how to do it? ...

How To: Add Custom Controls Into Work Item

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

How To: Add Custom Controls Into Work Item I had question regarding the post about How To: Write Team System Custom Control. Question: How I can add the custom control anywhere in the Work Item? First download PowerTool 2008 so will be able to work with Process Template Editor. Copy you Custom Control output into - (For Visual Studio 2008)C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Team Foundation\Work Item Tracking\Custom Controls\9.0Copy you Custom Control output into - (For Visual Studio 2005)C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Team Foundation\Work Item Tracking\Custom Controls\ After installing PowerTool 2008 open the process editor menu and select "Open WIT...

How To: Manage Custom Controls In Team System and Web Access

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

How To: Manage Custom Controls In Team System and Web Access Here is couple of question I'm hearing from people about Custom Controls: 1. Why after I add a custom control to my work item I see an error message in the Web Access? 2. Even when I have Web Access Custom Control and Team System Custom Control I can't get them to work together, always one of them shows me an error, Why?| Answers: 1. Custom Controls for Team System and for Web Access are different!How To Write Team System Custom ControlsHow To Write Web...

How To: Write Team System Custom Control

Sunday, October 19, 2008

How To: Write Team System Custom Control In this tutorial I'll show how to create simple Team System Custom Control. Create new project: Add reference to:(Version 9.0.0.0 for Visual Studio 2008) Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Controls Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client You can find those dll's in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies Add usingusing Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Controls;using Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client; Add new User Control and lable.   public partial class Header : UserControl, IWorkItemControl     {         private System.Collections.Specialized.StringDictionary properties;           private bool readOnly = false;           public Header()         {             InitializeComponent();         }           #region IWorkItemControl Members           /// Raise...

Team System – Work Item Spell Checker

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Team System - Work Item Spell Checker There is a lot of demands from customers for a Work Item Spell Checker. I wrote a Spell Checker as a Custom Control that will be able to check any field inside a Work Item. Download - Work Item Spell Checker Insert the new control to the work item definition.any where you like.<Control Type="Spell" /> And you done!!! This Spell Checker is supported in all languages (depends on the installed languages).You need Office to be installed on the computer. Select the Field from the Work item that you want to perform Spelling Check. The spelling and...

Work Item Relation – Custom Control

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Work Item Relation - Custom Control In Team System 2005/2008 the relation in Work Items is just a Link between Work  Item A to Work Item B. There is not "Father" and "Child" relation, "Rosario" should bring us Traceability Matrix and "Father" and "Child" relations between Work Items, but this is a Major request from many customers that should be given right away. I build very nice custom control that will manage relations between Work Items, So now you can enter to a Work Item and see hierarchy relation view from the "Father" to the "Child".