TMO finds existing workitems in TFS or Visual Studio Team Services

In addition to creating new workitems, TMO can also find existing workitems in TFS or Visual Studio Team Services. You can use these existing workitems with Outlook emails, calendar appointments or tasks just as you would use new workitems. You can launch the existing workitem finder tool of TMO by either clicking the “Find existing […]

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Custom Work Item Types

Add all work item types

In this post we will explain how to set up TMO to work with custom work item types that your TFS installation might use. To learn more about how to set up custom work item types in TFS please see this link –¬†https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/vsts/work/customize/add-modify-wit?view=vsts You can easily configure TMO to start working with work item types […]

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What’s new in TMO 4.5

At TMO we always work backwards keeping customer needs in mind. We thank you all for your tremendous feedback and suggestion which helped us shape the major version upgrade of TMO. We have incorporated almost all suggestions made to us by our customers. Those suggestions which we weren’t able to squeeze in this release are […]

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Find work items created with TMO

Starting with TMO version 4.5 all work items that are created with TMO have a tag called TMO attached to them. To find all work items that have been created using TMO you can do the following Click the Product Backlog button in the TMO toolbar to navigate to your team project portal. Once on […]

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Auto Show or Hide Work Items with TMO and Emails

From version 4.5 of TMO you can configure TMO to automatically show or hide the work item form. This depends on whether an email has linked work item or not. To do this click the “Open Settings” dialogue and then either check or uncheck the highlighted checkboxes 1. Auto Hide TMO –¬† TMO automatically hides […]

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Templates in TMO

In this blog post we cover the new Templates feature that was first released in TMO version 4.5. Introduction Example and description of a Template Expressions in templates Creating a template while creating a work item Creating a template from scratch Setting a Template as Default Managing Templates Introduction Templates are a powerful way to […]

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Easily Navigate to TFS Path of a File

Using Visual Studio it is very easy to navigate to the local path of a source code file. Simply right click the file in Solution explorer and select “Open File Location”. However often one must navigate to the path of the file in “Team Foundation Server” or “Visual Studio Team Services”. Unfortunately there is no […]

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Obfuscation in .NET

One of the great things about developing applications in .NET is the language neutrality of it. One may choose to write code in VB.NET, C# or any such language which is framework compliant and one is guaranteed that the code will work. .NET internally achieves this by translating user code to an intermediate language called […]

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