How double-click search result to open file in files tab NOT Find Results tab?  [MS Visual Studio 2010]

Posted on 2011-10-27
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
My development environment got mis-configured.  If I press CTRL-SHIFT-F to search for a keyword in files the Find Results tab is correctly added to the list of tabs at the bottom of the IDE as it should.

USUALLY, when I double-click a particular search result line it opens up the file in the TOP tab set where all my development files are.

NOW, it's opening up the C# file in the bottom tab set, a peer with the Find Results tab, so my code file is 2" high at the bottom which is very frustrating.

I don't perceive any intuitive way to re-configure the IDE to open up search results files to the code file tabs not the Output / ErrorList / Breakpoints tab set at the bottom.

Any ideas how to fix this?
Question by:ZuZuPetals
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    To reset VS2010 settings go to tools -> Import Export setting -> reset setting
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    by:Bob Learned
    You don't have to reset settings, you should be able to float the window (if docked), and drag it to a different location.
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    @TheLearnedOne: I can move it manually each time, but it doesn't change the overall behavior.
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    try  Window | Reset Window Layout
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    by:Bob Learned
    It should stay the way that you change it, but it applies differently for each context, such as design-time, and run-time debugging.

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