Recent Files

The Recent Files options page contains Recent Files options.

opRecentFiles

The options page includes the following options.

 

Maximum number of files to track

Specifies the maximum number of files listed in the Recent Files window. If the number of listed files is equal to the specified value, the oldest files are removed from the list when you open a new file that does not currently present in the list.

The default value is 500.

 

Default file extension for filter

Specifies the extension of files shown when you check the Filter checkbox without specifying filtering conditions. For instance, if you assign "res" to this option, the Recent Files window will list only files with the appropriate extension:

RecentFilesDefaultFilterExtension

Note

When specifying an extension, do not use the "" and "." symbols. Type only the desired extension, for instance, "cs". Use the "" symbol only to assign the default value (all extensions).

 

Include missing files in list

If this option is enabled, the Recent Files list includes files that have been deleted or are not available.

 

Include network files in list

If this option is enabled, the Recent Files list includes files that are located in the network.

Note

This product is designed for outdated versions of Visual Studio. Although Visual Studio 2015 is supported, consider using the CodeRush extension with Visual Studio 2015 or higher.