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Working with Documents in Microsoft Visual Studio

04.06 Open a File Location from the File Tab

DEFAULT

Alt+- (minus sign), O (VS2010 Only)

VISUAL BASIC 6

[no shortcut]

WINDOWS

Alt+- (minus sign), O (VS2010 Only)

COMMAND

File.OpenContainingFolder; Window.ShowDockMenu

VERSIONS

2005, 2008, 2010

CODE

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Do you often find yourself needing to go to your project location in Windows Explorer? Just right-click the file’s tab, and choose Open Containing Folder.

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The file location opens in Windows Explorer, and you can manipulate the files from there.