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Getting a Local Copy of Files from the Version Control Server

This section describes how to create and use local workspaces, which are used to hold local copies of folder and file items from the version control server. Additionally, this section describes how to synchronize your local workspace to the version control server and how to retrieve specific versions of items.

Open Solutions and Projects from Version Control

Describes how to open solutions and projects from the Team Foundation version control.

Get the Source for Your Team Project

Describes getting version control items from the version control server to your local workspace.

Update File Versions in Your Workspace

Explains how to synchronize your local workspace version control with the version control server.

Team Foundation Check-Out Settings

Explains how to configure settings to support your style of development when checking out items in a workspace.

Check Out and Edit Version-Controlled Items

Describes how to check out items from Solution Explorer and Source Control Explorer.

Enable Team Foundation Version Control to Get the Latest Files on Check-Out

Describes how to configure the check-out behavior for team projects or your computer.

Create a Workspace to Work with your Team Project

Provides information about workspaces that are used to store and manage local copies of version control files and folders.

Submitting Changes

Describes how to check in pending changes with changesets.

Branching and Merging

Provides information about branching and merging team projects.

Comparing Folders and Files

Explains how to compare or diff files, folders, and shelvesets.