How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Team System 2010(Rosario): Links in MSProject

יום ראשון, ינואר 4, 2009

  This post is the fifth and last post that builds the MSProject Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the different links between work items and how it works with MSProject in the Team System 2010. In the Team System 2010(Rosario) there are new types of links a few of them are being implemented by the MSProject. Parent/Child Link In the MSProject we can indent work items. We can see in the screenshot indenting work items.The indentation represents Parent/Child link type. Predecessor/Successor Link Another link type that is implemented in the MSProject is the Predecessor/Successor. In...

How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Get Work Items

יום ראשון, דצמבר 28, 2008

This post is the forth post out of five that builds the MSProject Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Get Work Items function that is available in the MSProject. MSProject is showing the user only the work items he has chosen to see, what if he likes to add more to that list? This is exactly for that reason MSProject has the “Get Work Items” functionality. To get Work Items do the following steps: Step 1: Click on “Get Work Items” button Step 2: In the window that pops up choose...

How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Publish and Refresh

יום רביעי, דצמבר 24, 2008

This post is the third post out of five that builds the MSProject Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Publish and Refresh functions that are available in the MSProject. These functions are the back bone of using the MSProject with the Team System.The Publish function is used for sending all the changes you made in the MSProject to the TFS (Team Foundation Server), which is the server side of the Team System, including new work items you have added.The Refresh function is used for getting all changes from the TFS. In order to use...
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How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Export to MSProject

יום רביעי, דצמבר 17, 2008

This post is the second post out of five that builds the MSProject Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the export to MSProject options that are available in the Team System. When exporting to MSProject pay attention to the fact that not all the information is being transferred, in the first post of this guide I said that it is going to be a little different than working with the Excel, in order to manage your project with MSProject the export will take place at the beginning of the project as best practice...
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How To Work with Team System using MSProject – Introduction

יום שלישי, נובמבר 25, 2008

After we have finished with the Excel guide its time to deal with the MSProject. Team System is integrated with MSProject which gives the user the ability to use all the grate features of the MSProject and still work directly with the TFS (Team Foundation Server), for example lets say that I have a project gantt already built in the MSProject, instead of adding new tasks to the system one by one I can do it with one click of a button, all tasks and there data will be entered to the Team System as new work items. It is important...
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How To Work with Team System using Excel – Get Work Items and Change List Configuration Options

יום ראשון, אוקטובר 5, 2008

This post is the fifth post out of seven that builds the Excel Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Get Work Items function and how to Change List Configurations that are available in the Excel. Excel is showing the user only the work items he has chosen to see, what if he likes to add more to that list? This is exactly that reason Excel has the “Get Work Items” functionality. To get Work Items do the following steps: Step 1: Click on “Get Work Items” button Step 2: In the window...
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How To Work with Team System using Excel – Publish and Refresh

יום שני, ספטמבר 22, 2008

This post is the forth post out of seven that builds the Excel Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Publish and Refresh functions that are available in the Excel. These functions are the back bone of using the Excel with the Team System.The Publish function is used for sending all the changes you made in the Excel to the TFS (Team Foundation Server), which is the server side of the Team System, including new work items you have added.The Refresh function is used for getting all changes from the TFS. In order to use...
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How To Work with Team System using Excel – Choose Columns

יום חמישי, ספטמבר 18, 2008

This post is the third post out of seven that builds the Excel Guide. See the first post here On this post I will talk about the Choose Columns function that is available in the Excel.This function lets us choose what fields out of the work item's fields we like to see in the Excel, all the rest of the fields will be hidden from us. One important thing before we start, when we create new work items from the Excel we still bound to the required fields even if we choose not to show them in the Excel, make sure...
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TFS Get Latest Version on Check-Out Add-In

יום שבת, מרץ 24, 2007

Hi everybody, And again about the famous issue of the TFS version control – Get latest version on check-out. I hear this question from many customers which migrate from VSS to TFS – "How can we configure TFS to get latest version on check-out, like in VSS?". And the answer is: "In v1 you can not do it". We already posted about it some time ago, you can also read about some reasons for this desision in this article and this discussion. I wrote a little Add-In for VS2005 that performs silent GetLatest action when the user requests CheckOut. The Utility is...
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Team System Outlook 2007 Addin – v1.0

יום ראשון, מרץ 4, 2007

After a lot of questions and promises, I finally found some time to complete Outlook2007 version of TFS Addin.Some new features in this version: Attachments now transmitted from email to created work item Search field accept free text to be found in Work Item title Configuration stored now in local user file instead of registry which allow to use addin with low credentials This is a first (definitely non commercial) release. Please let us know about any issues you can encounter. Any suggestions are more then welcome (as always). Download available from here
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