Work Item History field isn’t just a Text field that shows all the changes in a specific work items, it’s a collection of Revision object. Each time you save a Work Item a new revision object is been create and represent the Work Item Latest values.
You can use the History to get previous values from Fields, Links and Attachments history.
In this post I’ll show how to get Work Item revision list and display the Fields of specific revision.
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Step 1: Connecting To TFS And Getting Work Item Store
private void btnConnect_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
Working TFS API for Test Cases is different from Work Items, the usage is different and this cause many of customer to send me questions regarding Test Case API.
This post will demonstrate how to create new Test Case, Adding Steps, Step Attachments, Shared Steps and more.
As always we need to start with connecting TFS Object Model:
TeamProjectPicker tpp = new TeamProjectPicker(TeamProjectPickerMode.SingleProject, false);
if (tpp.ShowDialog() != System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK) return;
TfsTeamProjectCollection Tfs = tpp.SelectedTeamProjectCollection;
For Work Items we need to obtain WorkItemStore object, but for Test Cases we need to work with ITestManagmentTeamProject object.
ITestManagementServiceservice = (ITestManagementService)Tfs.GetService(typeof(ITestManagementService));
ITestManagementTeamProject TestProject = (ITestManagementTeamProject)service.GetTeamProject(tpp.SelectedProjects.Name);
The ITestManagmentTeamProject contains many helpers for Test API
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You can download executable from Here
You can download Source Code from Here *** Deleting Work Item Action Is Not Recoverable *** Enjoy