Open multiple Projects/Folders in Visual Studio Code


How do I open multiple projects/folders in a single Visual Studio Code instance, and open multiple files in single view? Does it has any option for future change request?

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~ Asked on 2015-05-14 09:47:48

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Not sure why the simplest solution is not mentioned. You can simply do File>New Window and open the other project in the new window.

~ Answered on 2017-06-29 17:48:38



This is now available out of the box as of October 2017. From the blog post:

This was our #1 feature request - it's been a while coming but it's here now.

The complete documentation is here.

You can work with multiple project folders in Visual Studio Code with multi-root workspaces. This can be very helpful when you are working on several related projects at one time. For example, you might have a repository with a product's documentation which you like to keep current when you update the product source code.

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Currently the Insider channel of VSCode gives us this out of the box.

Multi root workspace in vscode

Read more from the blog post.

~ Answered on 2017-07-16 06:19:44

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