Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You install the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2584702 on a computer that is running Microsoft Test Manager 2010.

  • In Test Manager 2010, you create a shared step that includes one or more test steps.

  • You enter the expected results of the shared step in the "Expected Result" column.

  • You create a test case that is based on the shared step, and then you start the test case.

  • You click the drop-down button in the corner of the shared step description to view the extended test step descriptions.

In this scenario, the "Expected Result" field is blank.

Note For more information about Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2584702, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2584702 An update for Test Manager 2010 is available

Cause

This issue occurs because of a regression that is introduced by the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2584702.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you install this hotfix if an instance of Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is running.

Hotfix replacement information


This hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.

File Information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

For all supported versions of Visual Studio 2010

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Leviewer.exe

10.0.40219.354

117,584

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.client.dll

10.0.40219.354

435,080

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.client.dll

10.0.40219.354

1,592,704

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.common.dll

10.0.40219.354

523,136

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.controls.dll

10.0.40219.354

937,856

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.dll

10.0.40219.354

674,672

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.activities.dll

10.0.40219.354

767,888

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.client.dll

10.0.40219.354

152,456

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.uiutils.dll

10.0.40219.354

266,120

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.workflow.activities.dll

10.0.40219.354

439,712

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.officeintegration.project.dll

10.0.40219.354

516,520

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activities.common.dll

10.0.40219.354

314,296

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activities.dll

10.0.40219.354

1,511,336

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activityruntime.dll

10.0.40219.354

219,056

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.client.dll

10.0.40219.354

684,448

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.client.themes.dll

10.0.40219.354

3,058,096

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.client.wpfcontrols.dll

10.0.40219.354

256,952

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.clientpackage.dll

10.0.40219.354

73,136

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.common.dll

10.0.40219.354

33,696

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.controller.dll

10.0.40219.354

119,720

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.controls.dll

10.0.40219.354

493,472

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.controls.wpfworkitemcontrols.dll

10.0.40219.354

99,280

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.client.dll

10.0.40219.354

704,928

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.common.dll

10.0.40219.354

231,840

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.client.dll

10.0.40219.354

698,272

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.controls.dll

10.0.40219.354

1,213,352

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.proxy.dll

10.0.40219.354

390,048

18-Oct-2011

04:44

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.agentobject.dll

10.0.40219.354

104,864

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.common.dll

10.0.40219.354

1,353,616

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.controllerobject.dll

10.0.40219.354

275,368

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.executioncommon.dll

10.0.40219.354

480,168

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.resource.dll

10.0.40219.354

966,040

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.testcasemanagement.dll

10.0.40219.354

1,278,896

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.tmi.dll

10.0.40219.354

397,712

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.build.dll

10.0.40219.354

141,720

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.teamexplorer.dll

10.0.40219.354

798,120

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.354

58,288

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.354

58,800

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.354

60,336

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.354

62,896

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.dll

10.0.40219.354

941,480

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.dll

10.0.40219.354

460,208

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.teamsystem.integration.dll

10.0.40219.354

192,408

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.testtools.manualtest.common.dll

10.0.40219.354

812,456

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.testtools.uitest.extension.ie.dll

10.0.40219.354

250,280

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.testtools.uitest.extension.uia.dll

10.0.40219.354

106,416

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Microsoft_visualstudio_qualitytools_vstst_schema.x86

Not applicable

140,175

27-Sep-2011

20:51

Not applicable

Msdiff.dll

10.0.40219.354

484,680

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Mtm.exe

10.0.40219.354

448,328

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Qtagent.exe

10.0.40219.354

20,304

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Qtagent32.exe

10.0.40219.354

20,304

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Qtagent32.exe

10.0.40219.354

20,312

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Tf.exe

10.0.40219.354

324,928

20-Oct-2011

05:42

x86

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information

For more information about how to share common test case steps by using shared steps, visit the following website:

How to share common test case steps by using shared steps

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