How to add a file to TFS via Visual Studio

asked 2021-11-02T14:29:38.79+00:00
Frank Mehlhop 96 Reputation points

From TFS I checked out a folder via Visual Studio 2019 and Source Control Explorer.
Now I add locally a new documentation (excel file) to this folder.
Now I want to check in this document.
But it is not listed under Pending Changes.
How can I add it there or how can I check it in?


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  1. answered 2021-11-03T13:51:34.97+00:00
    Frank Mehlhop 96 Reputation points


    1. open Visual Studio / Source Control Explorer
    2. search the folder, where you want to add files
    3. right click on the folder
    4. choose "Add Items to Folder"
    5. browse for your file and add it
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  1. answered 2021-11-02T14:42:23.21+00:00
    Dave Patrick 328.8K Reputation points Microsoft MVP

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