[MonoDevelop] Feature request - Solution panel auto-navigation

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 18:00:09 UTC 2012

On 22 July 2012 11:37, Nicholas Frechette <zeno490 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not sure what is the proper channel for feature requests but here
> goes nothing:
> A very annoying behavior I always turn off in Visual Studio is the
> auto-navigation in the solution tree when the selected file changes.
> This needlessly expands things I would otherwise always keep collapsed
> and tends to clutter the solution panel.
> Sadly this is enabled by default in both Visual Studio and MonoDevelop.

AFAIK the option was only there historically in VS for performance
reasons, and no other users have requested this, so I'd be reluctant
to add an option to MD for this. But feel free to file an enhancement

> Would it be possible to add an option to disable this feature in
> monodevelop? I am fine with it being enabled by default (as it
> currently is) and would be quite content with just a way to disable
> this locally (which is currently not possible unless I am mistaken, in
> which case, please tell me!!).
> Alternatively, if someone can point me in a direction where to look, I
> would be happy to do this myself and submit a patch.

I took a quick look and I couldn't figure it out, so I suspect it
would take some digging.

Michael Hutchinson

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