Visual Studio Team Explorer work item form doesn't display inline images

Applies to: TFS 2013TFS 2015Azure DevOps Services Premium

Symptoms


When you open a work item that has inline images in Microsoft Visual Studio Team Explorer, the images are not displayed as expected.
 
Visual Studio Team Explorer work item form can’t display inline images
 
 

Cause


This issue occurs if your Visual Studio browser credentials to access Visual Studio Team Services or Microsoft Team Foundation Server have expired.

Workaround


To work around this issue, follow these steps:
  1. In Visual Studio, click View, click Other Windows, and then click Web Browser. You can also use the Ctrl+Alt+R shortcut to do this.
  2. Locate your Visual Studio Team Services or Team Foundation Server account in the web browser.
  3. Log on with your account.
  4. Refresh your work item in Team Explorer.