How to navigate through history of files in Visual Studio Code ?

By | May 4, 2015

If you are playing around multiple files in Visual Studio Code, and wondering how to navigate back to the previous files, there is a simple way.  Visual Studio Code allows us to check the history of navigated files in Navigation History lists.  You can open this window from “Goto–> Navigation History” or by just simply pressing Ctrl + Tab. This will bring list of all previously navigated files with in Visual Studio Code.

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Now, you can scroll through the list and select a specific file.

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Quickly Navigate Between Files :

You can easily navigate between the history files by using

  • Alt +  Left Arrow – Navigate To Previous File
  • Alt + Right Arrow – Navigate To Next  File

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Navigation within Multiple Windows :

This navigation would also work fine when you have multiple windows open. You would be able to see the history of opened files on the respective tabs.

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