Details: When You Open work items from Team Explorer in Microsoft Office Excel 2003, you may receive the error TF86001: Team Foundation was unable to load the Office AddIn. You may also receive the error TF80042: The document cannot be opened because you do not have Microsoft Excel 2003 or one of its components installed. These errors are caused when you install Team Explorer before you install Microsoft Office Excel 2003. The Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Run Time will not be configured to work correctly with Team Explorer and must be repaired.
Workaround: You must repair the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Run Time to correct this issue.
- Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Run Time.
- Click Change/Remove.
- In the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Run Time Setup wizard, click Repair, and then click Next.
2. Changes to My Favorites are lost when you click Refresh in Team Explorer.
Details: After changes are made to My Favorites, such as adding, removing, or renaming documents, if you click Refresh in Team Explorer, the changes are lost. Changes to My Favorites are not saved to disk, even when Visual Studio is closed. Restarting Visual Studio will use the My Favorites layout that you originally created.
3. Error connecting to Team Foundation Server after it has been reconfigured or restored.
Details: After reconfiguring or restoring Team Foundation Server, Team Explorer may have difficulty connecting to the server. The error "TF31005: Team Foundation cannot retrieve the list of team projects because it cannot connect to Team Foundation Server
Workaround: Either wait for Team Explorer to automatically update (within two hours), or manually clear the local cache.
To manually clear the local cache:
- Close Visual Studio.
- Delete the contents of the folder:
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Team Foundation\1.0\Cache\
- Start Visual Studio.
- Add Team Foundation Server by using the updated settings.
4. Microsoft Project does not publish the time correctly for date and time fields.
Details: If the date format in Microsoft Project does not include time data, there could be a mismatch between the time displayed in a Microsoft Project task, and the time displayed in the same work item in Visual Studio.
Workaround: Use a date format in Microsoft Project that shows both the date and time.
To change the date format in Microsoft Project.
- Start Microsoft Project.
- On the Tools menu, click Options.
- On the View tab, change the Date format box to a format that includes both date and time data.
5. You receive error TF30326 when you use ‘[‘ or ‘]’ in a name in the New Team Project wizard.
Details: Although they are not listed in the error message, ‘[‘ and ‘]’ are not valid symbols for names in the New Team Project wizard.
Workaround: Do not use ‘[‘ or ‘]’ when naming your team project.
6. Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Extension A and B characters are not allowed in team project names.
Details: Because of a known limitation in Windows SharePoint Services, team project portals that contain Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Extension A and B characters are not supported. Therefore, the same characters are not permitted in team project names.
7. Documentation is outdated or displays pre-release content.
Details: If you previously installed MSDN Library for Visual Studio 2005 or if you use locally installed help for Team Foundation or Team Explorer as the primary source of documentation, you might have outdated or missing Help documentation.
Workaround: Download and install the most recent edition of MSDN Library to make sure that you have the latest product documentation for Team Foundation and Team Explorer. For more information, visit the Team System Documentation Directory (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=62213).