WorkItemLinkType.Topology Enumeration

Describes the allowed Topology types for WorkItemLinkType.

Namespace: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client
Assembly: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client (in Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client.dll)


Public Enumeration Topology
public enum Topology
public enum class Topology
type Topology
public enum Topology


Member name Description
Dependency Link types of this topology are like those of WorkItemLinkType.Topology.DirectedNetwork topology, but they have an additional constraint to prevent circular relationships.

DirectedNetwork Link types of this topology are like those of WorkItemLinkType.Topology.Network topology, but they have directionality. You can specify a unique name that appears at each end of the link. The link looks different depending on which side you view it from.

Network Link types of this topology have no restrictions and are non-directional. Links can have circular relationships. The link looks the same from both the forward end and the reverse end.

Tree Link types of this topology have a tree shape. This topology enforces a one-to-many relationship and does not allow circularity.

Unknown The topology is unknown.


A discussion of customizing work item link types and topology can be found here: Link Restrictions and Topologies.

See Also


Microsoft.TeamFoundation.WorkItemTracking.Client Namespace