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How to: Add a Folder in Team Explorer

When you create a team project, the process template you use determines the default names and content of the folders located under the Documents node of Team Explorer. You can add other folders to the Documents node by using the following procedure. The folders and subfolders are always displayed in alphabetical order.

Contact your Team Foundation Server administrator or your team project administrator to make sure that your user account has the permissions described in the following section.

Required Permissions

To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Team Foundation Valid Users security group. If the necessary security permissions are set explicitly, then you must have the View project-level information permission on the team project set to Allow. You must also be a member of the Windows SharePoint Services Contributor group. For more information, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.

Adding a Folder

To add a new folder

  • In Team Explorer, click the folder above where you want to add the new folder.


You can create folders only at the document library or folder levels; you cannot create a folder at the Documents node level.

  1. On the Team menu, click New Folder.

  2. Type a name for the new folder, and then press Enter.

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