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TFS – Get Compare Results

I need to export the Folder compare results to a text file. Command used for this is “tf folderdiff

Note: This command comes with VS2008, you can’t found in VS2005.
Syntex:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE>tf folderdiff /?
TF – Team Foundation Version Control Tool
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

Displays a visual representation of the differences between files in two server
folders, in a server folder and a local folder, or in two local folders.

tf folderdiff [sourcePath] targetPath [/recursive] [/noprompt]
              [/server:serverName:port] [/filter:filter]
              [/filterLocalPathsOnly]
              [/view:same,different,sourceOnly,targetOnly]

Example:
tf folderdiff $/Project/MyApplication/Branch1/database $/Project/MyApplication/Branch2/database /login:myDomain\userName,myPassword /s:http://myTfsServer::8080 /view:different,sourceOnly,targetOnly /noprompt  /recursive > c:\result.txt

Very useful command.

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