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How to: View Details for Shelvesets

Team Foundation version control retains historical data that is associated with shelvesets. Shelving enables you to set aside the pending changes in your workspace to work on a higher priority task or to share your code with another user for code review. The following procedure demonstrates how to view the historical details associated with a shelveset.

Required Permissions

To perform these procedures, you must have the Read permission on at least one item set to Allow. For more information, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.

To view details for shelvesets

  1. On the File menu, click Source Control, and then click Unshelve Pending Changes.

    The Unshelve dialog box appears.

  2. Select the shelveset you want to view.

  3. Click Details.

    The Shelveset Details dialog box appears with the following information:

    • Shelveset name

    • Owner

    • Date

    • Source Files

    • Work Items

    • Checkin Notes

    In addition to seeing the list of version-controlled files, you can examine their contents by clicking either the View File icon or the Compare with unmodified version icon.

    You can also perform an Unshelve operation. For more information, see How to: Shelve and Unshelve Pending Changes.

  4. Click Cancel.

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