TFPT Online from the Context Menu

May 14, 2007 Off By David

A context menu for Team Foundation Power Tool Online command

The Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server Power Tool (formerly known as Power Toys) is a set of enhancements, tools and command-line utilities that improve the Team Foundation Server user experience. This release includes two new command-line tools for the developer and three non-command line tools: a process template editor, a set of custom check-in policies, and a test tools build task:

The command i use the most is tfpt online. If your like me, you quite often work on your laptop, not connected to your work network. When in this scenario, you run into a couple of issues when working on a solution bound to TFS source control. Further info here (Buck Hodges) and here (Vertigo Software)

Tired of having to type the path and syntax into a command prompt I have created the following registry settings to launch the Team Foundation Power Tool Online command for the selected directory. It provides a shortcuts to the following arguments

  1. TFPT
  2. TFPT /adds “.”
  3. TFPT /adds /deletes “.”

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