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How to: View Source Control File and Folder Properties

Team Foundation source control properties include general file and folder information, pending check-in status, security information, and branching history.


Team Foundation source control properties are not viewed in Visual Studio's Properties Window. They are viewed in their own Properties dialog box, as described in the following procedure.

Required Permissions

To perform these procedures, you must have the Read permission set to Allow. For more information, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.

To view source control item properties

  1. To open Source Control Explorer, on the View menu, click Other Windows and then click Source Control Explorer.

  2. In Source Control Explorer, click the Workspaces drop-down list in the toolbar, and select the workspace that you want to use.

    The local path for the workspace is listed in the upper-right of Source Control Explorer.

  3. Navigate to the local path of a folder or file that you want to view the properties on, right-click, and click Properties.

  4. In the Properties dialog box, you can view properties contained in the following tabs:

  5. Click OK.

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