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Change to Options in studio see attached
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KevinfeeningAsked:
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Could you please post the question right here instead of joining documents? Not sure to be ready to trust all the documents made available on the web just yet!
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
And while were at it, please use the image and code block buttons (below image) instead of a screenshot pasted into a Word doc file attachment, so we can see everything in one view.   ask-question-buttons.jpg  
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Kevin CrossChief Technology OfficerCommented:
Enable the following setting in Visual Studio:
Tools | Options | Projects and Solutions | "Track Active Item in Solution Explorer"

This will make VS focus the Solution Explorer you currently are editing.

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KevinfeeningAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the answer sorry I didn't present the question correctly
will in future
Kevin CrossChief Technology OfficerCommented:
No worries at all.  The important part to phrasing the question clearly in the future is getting you a fast response as well as helping others who may experience the same issue find the question.

Consequently, for those reading this, the original question was trying to figure out how get Visual Studio's Solution Explorer to focus on the file one currently is editing.  This was on by default in older versions of VS but is off by default in newer ones --- at least it was for me on VS 2013.
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