Previewing my work items

Use the Preview section in My Work view to show the content of a work item that you select in the My Work view. This feature makes it easy to read the description or to catch up with a discussion of a work item that you own. Alternatively, you can view work item details by selecting Show Details from the pop-up menu.

Before you begin

Add My Work view if it is not currently displayed. Click Window > Show View > Other > Work Items > My Work.

About this task

To display the Preview section, click the Down Arrow icon (View menu) in the My Work view toolbar, and select Visible Sections > Preview.

Select a work item in My Work view to display details in the Preview section.

To open the work item in the editor, click the Open Preview icon (Open preview) in the Preview section toolbar.