Editing work item description in Excel would show the following warning and the description would lose all its formatting.

by XDK 12. February 2015 08:03

Warning 

Explanation:

Team Foundation Server doesn't allow editing the actual HTML out of the fields. The text typed in Excel would be published without any of its HTML tags and that is the reason that it lost its formatting.

Following link has the reason why Microsoft wouldn't allow HTML editing

http://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/2680660-add-html-field-editing-to-excel-for-work-items

 

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