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WorkItemLinkType.Topology Enumeration

Describes the allowed Topology types for WorkItemLinkType.

Namespace:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client
Assembly:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client (in Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client.dll)

public enum Topology

Member nameDescription
DependencyLink types of this topology are like those of WorkItemLinkType.Topology.DirectedNetwork topology, but they have an additional constraint to prevent circular relationships.

DirectedNetworkLink types of this topology are like those of WorkItemLinkType.Topology.Network topology, but they have directionality. You can specify a unique name that appears at each end of the link. The link looks different depending on which side you view it from.

NetworkLink types of this topology have no restrictions and are non-directional. Links can have circular relationships. The link looks the same from both the forward end and the reverse end.

TreeLink types of this topology have a tree shape. This topology enforces a one-to-many relationship and does not allow circularity.

UnknownThe topology is unknown.

A discussion of customizing work item link types and topology can be found here: Link Restrictions and Topologies.

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