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Getting a Local Copy of Files from the Source 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 source control server. Additionally, this section describes how to synchronize your local workspace to the source control server and how to retrieve specific versions of items.

In This Section

How to: Open Solutions and Projects from Source Control

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

How to: Get the Source for your Team Project

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

How to: Update the Source in your Workspace

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

How to: Check Out and Edit Source-Controlled Items

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


Related Sections

Working with Source Control Workspaces

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

Working with Source Control Files and Folders

Provides information about basic source control functionality, such as checking in and out files, adding, renaming, moving and deleting files and folders, and working with shelvesets.

Submitting Changes to the Source Control Server

Describes how to check in pending changes with changesets.

Branching and Merging Team Foundation Source Control

Provides information about branching and merging team projects.

Comparing Files in Source Control

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

Team Foundation Source Control Walkthroughs

Lists walkthroughs that explore using source control, customizing a source control check-in, and using source control from the command line.

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