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Displays the history of a branch for a specified file or folder.
The user-provided value for the /server option. Example: teamfoundation2.
Identifies the file or folder that contains the branch you want to examine. For more information about how Team Foundation parses itemspecs to determine which items are within scope, see.
Identifies the Team Foundation Server. This option is required if the command is invoked from a directory that is not mapped to a workspace.
Specifies the version for the path. This option is rarely used.
The following example displays branch history for the source-controlled file C:\314.cs.
c:\projects>tf branches 314.cs
The following example displays branch history for the header.h item in the Team Foundation source control server.
c:\projects>tf branches $/applications/header.h
The following example displays the branch history of the folder $/rel30/math.
c:\projects>tf branches $/rel30/math/
The following example displays the branch history for WindowsApplication13-branch. The results indicate the history for the specified branch by using angle brackets.
D:\projects\ws1>tf branches WindowsApplication13-branch $/jun16-1/WindowsApplication13 >> $/jun16-1/WindowsApplication13-branch Branched from version 3 << $/jun16-1/WindowsApplication13-branch-prime Branched from version 5 $/jun16-1/WindowsApplication13-branch2 Branched from version 3