Replying to TFS E-Mail Alerts

If you have been using the Alerts Editor that is part of the TFS Power Tools, you will notice that you can get e-mail alerts from the TFS server based on subscriptions that you create.  You may not have noticed but there is a subtle feature that allows you to easily reply to the person who made the change (such as creating a new work item).

I just got a notification that my colleague Chris at Notion has just confirmed a task for me to go to the ALM Roadshow in Dallas next month.  I have a few questions about the assignment so if I click “Reply” in my e-mail program, you’ll notice that the new e-mail doesn’t reply to the TFS Service Account but instead to the person who made the change that triggered the e-mail.  Quite handy.



Ed Blankenship

Friday, 11 February 2011 03:30:27 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)

What do I win? :)
Friday, 11 February 2011 03:40:11 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
Sneaky - I figured out I missed one :) Congrats! You can hack in now!
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