A Multi-Value control is one which accepts multiple values (duh!). This is useful if for example a bug belongs to multiple components.
Such a control is not available out of the box with TFS2005 or TFS2008. Fortunately CodePlex comes to the rescue again with a project driven in part by Microsoft.
To use custom controls, you will need a few things:
- You must be running at least TFS 2005 SP1
- Every client must have the custom controls installed
- The custom control must be specified in the Work Item Type Definition
If you don’t have the control installed, your work item form will look something like this: