TFS & Visual Studio ALM – by Neno Loje

(formerly Team System, VSTS)

Entries from July 30th, 2009

Setting Remaining Work to Zero when closing a work item in TFS

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Team Foundation Server, TFS Process Customization, TFS Tips and Tricks, TFS Work Item Tracking, VSTS

Question: How can I make sure that the "Remaining Work" field is set to 0 when the work item is closed (for example when associating a work item during checking-in)? Short Answer: You can achieve this using the <COPY> rule on the transition to the "Closed" state. Step-by-Step instructions: For the desired transition (in this […]

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Hotfix KB 971092 for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 install problems

July 29th, 2009 · 32 Comments · Troubleshooting TFS, VSTS

Applies to: Security Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (KB971092) Symptoms: The update installs successfully and but will be offered again by Windows Update as a new update. This can be repeated indefinitely. or the standalone installer tells you that this update "does not apply, or is blocked by another condition on […]

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