Note to myself: TFS checks-in only changed and checkedout items

Nothing checked out
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Open form in Designer
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Visual Studio checks out all 3 files

  • FormStartup.resx
  • FormStartup.cs
  • FormStartup.Designer.cs

On Checkin
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Shock: I only changed a text on a label. Why are all 3 files checked out.

 

But then in --> View History --> Changesets there is only 1 file

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Remember to right click on Designer.cs file (contextmenu), else you get the wrong history!!

1 comment:

Juri Strumpflohner said...

I think VS checks out all 3 files because they're somehow connected to each other. On check-in however, only those are committed where changes have been made, for the others an automatic undo is done by the TFS server. I'm however not 100% sure whether this is the right reasoning for this behavior.

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