Today I was struggling associating a work item with a changeset after a check in. There is however no options for this in the UI. Or is there? Let’s check:
Ok, so not through the changeset UI.
Let’s check the command line.
c:Program Files (x86)Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0VC>tf changeset /? TF - Team Foundation Version Control Tool, Version 10.0.30319.1 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Displays information about a changeset and lets you change the associated attributes, such as comments and check-in notes. tf changeset [/comment:("comment"|@commentfile)] [/notes:("NoteFieldName"="NoteFieldValue"|@notefile)] [/noprompt] [/collection:TeamProjectCollectionUrl] [changesetnumber | /latest] [/login:username,[password]]
So not through the command line. Now what? Let’s think: we want to associate a changeset with a work item. Why not look the other way around?
After the successful commit remember the changeset # (in our example 25464), go to the work item you want to associate the changeset to.
Right bottom you’ll see a tab called ‘Links’ (1), click it, and then click the ‘Link to’ (2) button.
In the next window, select ‘Changeset’ (1) and enter the number in the box (2). Hit ‘OK’ (3).
After that hit ‘CTR+S’ to save your work item.
After that go back to your changeset:
Have a good one!