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How to: Remove a Workspace

You can use the Manage Workspaces dialog box or the tf workspace command to remove a Team Foundation version control workspace. A workspace is one or more client-side folders on the local disk that are mapped to version-controlled folders on the Team Foundation version control server.

Required Permissions

To perform these procedures, you must own the workspace or have the Administer workspaces permission set to Allow. For more information, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.

To remove a workspace, perform the following procedures:

Use the following procedure to remove a workspace by using either Team Foundation Server 2008 or the Service Pack 1 edition of Team Foundation Server 2008.

To remove a workspace by using Source Control Explorer

  1. On the File menu, point to Source Control, and then click Workspaces.

  2. In the Manage Workspaces dialog box, under the Name column, select the workspace that you want to remove, and then click Remove.

  3. In the Confirmation dialog box, click OK.

Use the following procedure to remove another user's workspace by using either Team Foundation Server 2008 or the Service Pack 1 edition of Team Foundation Server 2008.

To delete another user's workspace by using the command prompt

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, point to Visual Studio Tools, and then click Visual Studio Command Prompt.

  2. Type the following command and replace the arguments with the appropriate parameter information for your needs:

    tf workspace /delete OtherWorkspace;DOMAIN\OtherUser
    

    For more information, see Workspace Command.

Use the following procedure to remove a workspace by using the Service Pack 1 edition of Team Foundation Server 2008 and Team Explorer.

Important noteImportant Note:

This functionality is available only with the Service Pack 1 edition of Team Foundation Server 2008.

To remove a workspace by using the Remove Mapping option

  1. In Source Control Explorer, right-click a folder that is mapped to a local folder, and then click Remove Mapping.

  2. In the Remove Mapping dialog box, click Remove Mapping.

    The mappings between the folder, the folder's contents, and your computer are removed.

    NoteNote:

    You can also change the location of the local folder by using the Remove Mapping dialog box. For more information, see How to: Modify a Workspace.

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