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Modify a Work Item (Team Explorer Everywhere)

Visual Studio 2010

You can modify a work item to change the state, provide additional details, update the status, and so on. You can modify work items in any one of the programs that serve as clients to Team Foundation Server.

To modify a work item in the work item form in Team Explorer

  1. Perform one of the following tasks:

    • In Team Explorer, run a work item query that contains the work item that you want to modify. Right-click the work item, and then click Open.

    • Right-click in Team Explorer, and click Go to Work Item. In the Go To Work Item dialog box, specify the ID of the work item that you want to open, and then click OK.


    You can find work items by using a variety of methods. For more information, see Finding Bugs, Tasks, and Other Work Items (Team Explorer Everywhere).

  2. Modify the fields that you want to change.

  3. On the File menu, click Save or press Ctrl+S.

  4. Close the work item form.