public class ben:harrell

March 26, 2013

TFS WorkItem field “Name not supported” error

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — benjamin harrell @ 6:52 pm

Ran into this one the other day and the odd error message threw me off for a few minutes until I tried one of my old developer tricks which is to highlight a field and see if anything weird is hiding and sure enough there were some spaces that I had pasted at the end of the name.  Apparently this is not supported so just check your spelling and any leading/trailing spaces when you get this error and hopefully that will fix you right up.

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