Feb 22

Error Unable to determine the workspace TF.exe Shelve

When you are trying to use TF.exe to shelve pending changes using command line tool, you got this error:
Unable to determine the workspace. You may be able to correct this by running ‘tf workspaces /collection:TeamProjectCollectionUrl’. 

To solve this issue map workspace local folder path when you are trying to shelve it and it will work.

Feb 22

Shelve and Unshelve Changes in TFS 2010

Actually Shelving/ Unshelving is one of many great features for TFS version control. In this post i will show you haw to use this option in team explorer.
Shelving enable user to store pending changes in user workspace, you could share you code or move the source code to other machine or use it in code review process before you check in your code. Continue reading

Feb 20

No matching items found in version control in your workspace, or you do not have permission to access them

Many TFS version control got the error below when they do a checkout folder. The first thing you will do is to ask the TFS administrator to give you a sufficient permission to do you operation.Make sure you have permission to that folder and make sure the folder is not empty and contains at least one single file, since you cannot checkout an empty folder in TFS version control.