I’m just about done reading Professional Team Foundation Serverand at the end I found this little gem:
This tip needs the Team Foundation Power Tool (tfpt.exe) to work.
When you are working offline you just clear the read-only attribute on the files you want to edit. Later, when you are online, you open the command line, navigate to your workspace and run:
Now the power tool will find all those writable files and create a change set from them.
Remember that you can not rename files while offline, but it is ok to add or remove files.