TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

Q: How Do I link work items with SharePoint documents?

October 7th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Team Foundation Server, TFS 2005, TFS 2008, TFS Tips and Tricks, TFS Work Item Tracking, VSTS

A: Two possible ways:

Step 1: Get the URL of the document saved in a SharePoint document library

From the project portal:

Right-click the file and select Copy Shortcut. Done.

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From the Team Explorer window in Visual Studio:

Right-click the file under the Documents folder and select Properties.

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The quickest way is to double-click on “Url”, then right-click the blue-marked URL on the right side and select Copy (or press Ctrl+C respectively).

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Step 2: Add the link to the work item

Select Add on the work item’s Links tab:

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Select the a link type of “Hyperlink”:

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Paste the URL and enter a comment optionally:

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Confirm with “OK”.

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Done.

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