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Tip 7.13: How to have the Solution Explorer always show (or not show) the file currently opened in the editor

October 29, 2013

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

Sara Ford’s Blog

Because the default is to have the Track Active Item In Solution Explorer option enabled in the General Development Settings, a more appropriate tip is one that shows you either how to turn it back on or how to turn it off.

On the Tools–Options–Projects And Solutions–General page, there’s the Track Active Item In Solution Explorer check box. When enabled, this option will sync your Solution Explorer with the open document.

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Happy Programming! =)

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