TFS Workspaces

The TFS workspace is used to map a local working folder on your PC, to a Source Control Folder within a TFS project.

Use to

Associate a local folder on your PC, with a Source Control Folder in the TFS repository

How to



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It is assumed a Team Project already exists, that you can use to control your Enterprise Architect package files.

The following actions are carried out within MS Visual Studio.




Connect to your TFS server.

From the main menu, choose View | Team Explorer.




From the main menu, choose View | Other Windows | Source Control Explorer.




From the main menu, choose Tools | Connect to Team  Foundation Server.

A prompt displays for you to log in to the Team Foundation Server; another prompt then displays to choose an available Team Foundation Server.




Choose an appropriate server and click OK.

The selected Team Foundation Server is displayed in the Team Explorer pane.

The server's project hierarchy is displayed in the Source Control Explorer's Folders pane.




From the main menu, choose File | New | Team Project.

The New Team Project wizard opens.




Enter an appropriate name and description for the new Team Project.

Choose the option to create an empty source control folder.




Create a new Workspace.




In the Source Control Explorer, click on the drop-down arrow in the Workspace field, then choose Workspaces

The Manage Workspaces dialog is displayed.




Click on the Add... button.

The Add Workspace dialog is displayed.




Enter an appropriate name for the new workspace and enter a comment if required.




Click in the Source Control Folder column, then click the Browse button, to select a Source Control Folder.

Select the new folder that was created in step 7.




Click the Browse button in the Local Folder column and create a new local folder.

This is the working copy folder into which Enterprise Architect exports the package files.




Click OK.

The new workspace is created and saved.

The Add Workspace dialog closes.




Click OK.

The Manage Workspaces dialog closes.




The local folder referenced in step 13, is the Working Copy Path that should be specified when defining an Enterprise Architect Version Control Configuration to use this TFS workspace

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