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Tip 4.4: You can open a Windows Explorer browser directly to the active file

May 18, 2011

“Visual Studio Tips, 251 ways to improve your productivity in Visual Studio“, courtesy of ‘Sara Ford’

Sara Ford’s Blog

Right-click any file tab, and select Open Containing Folder. Sara loves this feature, although it is her second favorite tip. The previous Tip 4.3 is her all-time favorite. It’s great to be able to jump from the file to the folder on disk to look for stuff, to change attributes on the file, to do a rename, or whatever else. It is very, very useful.

Open Containing Folder

Happy Programming! =)

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