Team Foundation Version Control Command Line Summary document


Command line summary for tf.exe.  This was put together by Rob Caron.

You may also want to see the full Team Foundation Version Control Command Line Reference as well.

This is pre-release documentation and is subject to change in future releases.

Command

Usage

Add

tf Add itemspec [lock:none|checkin|checkout] [/type:filetype] [/noprompt] [/recursive]

Branch

tf Branch olditem newitem [/version:versionspec] [/noget] [/lock] [/noprompt] [/recursive]

Branches

tf branches [/s:servername] itemspec

Changeset

tf Changeset [/comment:comment|@commentfile] /s:servername [/notes:(“NoteFieldName”=”NoteFieldValue”|@notefile)] [/noprompt] ([/latest]|changesetnumber)

Checkin

tf checkin [/author:authorname] [/comment:(“comment“|@commentfile)] [/noprompt] [/notes:(“Note Name”=”note text”|@notefile)] [/override:reason|@reason] [/recursive] filespec …]

Checkout

tf checkout [/lock:(none|checkin|checkout)] [/recursive] [/type:encoding] itemspec

Delete

tf delete [/lock:(none|checkin|checkout)] [/recursive] itemspec

Difference

tf difference itemspec [/version:versionspec] [/type:filetype] [/format:(visual|unix|ss)] [/ignorespace] [/ignoreeol] [/ignorecase] [/recursive] [/options:”options”]

 

tf difference itemspec itemspec2 [/type:filetype] [/format:(visual|unix|ss)] [/ignorespace] [/ignoreeol] [/ignorecase] [/recursive] [/options:”options“]

 

tf difference [/shelveset:shelvesetname;[shelvesetowner]] shelveset_itemspec [/server:serverURL] [/type:filetype] [/format:(visual|unix|ss)] [/ignorespace] [/ignoreeol] [/ignorecase] [/recursive] [/options:”options“]

Dir

tf dir [/s:servername] itemspec [/version:versionspec] [/recursive] [/folders] [/deleted]

Get

tf get itemspec [/version:versionspec] [/all] [/overwrite] [/force] [/preview] [/recursive] [/noprompt]

Help

tf help commandname

History

tf history [/s:servername] itemspec [/version:versionspec] [/stopafter:number] [/recursive] [/user:username] [/format:(brief|detailed)] [/slotmode]

Label

Option Set 1:

tf label [/s:servername]  labelname@scope [/owner:ownername] itemspec [/version:versionspec] [/comment:(“comment“|@commentfile)] [/child:(replace|merge)] [/recursive]

 

Option Set 2:

tf label [/s:servername] [/delete]  labelname@scope [/owner:ownername] itemspec [/version:versionspec] [/recursive]

Labels

tf labels [/owner:ownername] [/format:(brief|detailed)] [/s:servername] [labelname]

Lock

tf lock itemspec /lock:(none|checkout|checkin) [/workspace:workspacename] [/server:serverURL] [/recursive] [/noprompt]

Merge

tf merge  [/recursive] [/force] [/candidate] [/discard] [/version:versionspec] [/lock:none|checkin|checkout] [/preview] [/baseless] [/nosummary] source destination

Merges

tf merges [/s:servername] [source] destination [/recursive]