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How to: Find a Changeset

When you get a specific version from Team Foundation source control, you can specify a changeset, as described in How to: Get the Source for your Team Project and How to: Update the Source in your Workspace. If you select to get a version based on a changeset, you must find the changeset by using the Find Changeset dialog box, as described in the following procedure.

Required Permissions

To perform these procedures, you must have the Read permission on at least one item you are trying to find set to Allow. For more information, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.

To find a changeset

  1. On the View menu, click Other Windows, and then click Source Control Explorer.

  2. In Source Control Explorer, right-click an item, and click Get Specific Version.

    The Get window is displayed.


    If the Get window does not appear, follow the procedures in How to: Get the Source for your Team Project or How to: Update the Source in your Workspace.

  3. In the Type list, click Changeset.

  4. To the right of the Changeset text box, click browse (). The Find Changesets dialog box appears.

  5. (Optional) To the right of the Containing file text box, click Browse …. The Browse dialog box appears.

    1. In the Look in list, select the team project where the desired file resides.

    2. In the Items of type list, click the file type extensions you want to search on.

    3. Go to the workspace folders, select the file that you want, and then click OK. The Find Changeset dialog box is displayed with the file listed in the Containing file text box.

  6. (Optional) In the By User text box, type the alias or the name of the team project team member that is associated with the changeset.

  7. In the Range section, click the range you want to specify:

    • All changes.

    • Changeset Number using the From and To range text boxes.

    • Created Date using the Between list to specify the starting date range and the And list that contains the ending date range.

  8. Click Find to view the Results that are updated with changesets matching the options that you specified.

  9. You can view the details on the changesets presented by clicking Details. For more information, see How to: View Details for Changesets.

  10. Click OK to return to the Get dialog box. For more information, see How to: Get the Source for your Team Project or How to: Update the Source in your Workspace.

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