The Stories section on the left lists the stories (work items) of the selected type or returned by your Query. You can also apply a Filter to the results.
Stories not yet on your map are listed with a white background. You can add these stories to your map, see Adding Stories to the Map. Stories that have already been added to the map are displayed with a grey background. These cannot be added to the map, as each story can only be added to the map once.
Click on Backlogs at the top of the list to access the queries for Features, Epics and Stories (PBIs). These queries restirct the list to the selected item type
The default query returns all work items with the following states:
You can also use other queries you have defined in TFS. To do so:
In addition to using queries to define which stories are displayed in the list, you can also use the Filter field to search for stories by title. Enter part of the stories name in the field to display all matching titles:
You can hide the items already on your map (i.e. those with a grey background). To do so:
To hide the story list:
You can add new PBIs to your product backlog from the story list. To do so: