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Team Foundation Action Checkin Tab

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This tab of the Team Foundation action configures additional options for the Checkin command.


Author: Identifies the author of the specified or implied pending changes so that one user can check in changes on behalf of another user (optional).  Requires the CheckinOther permission.


Override reason: Provides the ability to override a checkin policy failure (optional). This option is only needed when there is a checkin policy and you want to check in anyway. Enter a user-provided description of the reason why the checkin policy is being ignored. If so configured, a notification of the policy override along with this explanation is sent to Team Foundation administrators by email.


Notes: Provides one or more notes to associate with the checkin.  Enter the notes directly, one on each line in the format





or browse to or enter the filename of a file containing notes in the above format.