Disable auto-open files when clicking files in Soluition Explorer RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi all,

    Since Visual Studio 2015 there is a new feature which makes a file to open when you single-click on a file in the Solution Explorer. This is really annoying but I couldn't find any option to disable this feature.

    Any clue how I could disable this?

    Thanks in advance.

    Friday, April 21, 2017 1:01 PM

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  • Hi!

    You have a similar topic in this link :

    You can use the double-click for opening a file in VS

    Hope it wil be useful.

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    • Proposed as answer by Fletch Zhou Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:38 AM
    Friday, April 21, 2017 1:10 PM
  • Hi friends,

    Thanks Nordine's reply.

    There is a tab above the solution explorer, if it's be selected, then you could open the file by single-click, if not it would have to be open by double-click:

    Hope it helps.

    Best regards,


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    • Edited by Fletch Zhou Monday, April 24, 2017 6:59 AM
    • Proposed as answer by Fletch Zhou Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:38 AM
    Monday, April 24, 2017 6:58 AM