How to highlight current file in Solution Explorer

To highlight the current open file in Visual Studio’s Solution Explorer you must enable the ‘Track active item in Solution Explorer’. To enable this follow these simple steps:

  1. In Visual Studio 2010 click on the Tools menu
  2. Select Options
  3. Select Projects and Solutions
  4. Select General
  5. Tick ‘Track active item in Solution Explorer’
  6. Click OK

VS2010 File Highlighting in Solution Explorer