Definitions

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  • v. To remove from a shelf.
  • v. To bring back something that was shelved, or put aside.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To remove from, or as from, a shelf.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To remove from, or as from, a shelf.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

un- +‎ shelve

Examples

  • DiffSegments, you will need to unshelve the shelved file (fileA) and download the latest from server (fileB) to disk first, then diff them using the following call:

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  • In addition to the "big" features I've just covered and the standard plethora of bug fixes that we always include in every Power Tools release, there are other smaller features worth calling out. tfpt unshelve / undo - People often use shelvesets to do code reviews.

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  • How do you get rid of pending adds (because tf undo doesn't delete the local file when you undo and add for fear it might be deleting something you want to keep). tfpt unshelve / undo to the rescue!

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  • Sometimes they want to unshelve them to be able to review them carefully.

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  • In addition to the major new features I listed in the post above (Team Members, Windows Shell Extension, Power Shell support, and Custom component download, tfpt unshelve / undo and BPA improvements), we have added a couple of new things.

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  • People complain that after they have unshelved changes and reviewed them, there is no good way to remove the changes from their local workspace (they may have their own commingled changes they want to keep). tfpt unshelve / undo will show up in the next Power Tools release and will do what it sounds like.

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  • Brian alluded to in the beginning of October (Team Members, Windows Shell Extension, Power Shell support, and Custom component download, tfpt unshelve / undo and BPA improvements).

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