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Suppose you have 5 open tabs in order from 1-5. If you select tab 1, then select tab 5 and close it (ctrl+w), the editor goes back to tab 1.

I want it to go to tab 4, i.e. the previous neighboring tab of the tab that was closed. Not the previously selected tab.

Is there a setting in VS Code for this behavior?

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https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues/43459

In settings.json:

"workbench.editor.focusRecentEditorAfterClose": false,

It opens the tab to the right.

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This question is duplicate with: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/62230903/how-to-get-visual-studio-code-to-select-the-correct-tab-when-closing-the-current

Answer can be found there. In short: vscode doesn't offer this functionality. You need to use a macro extension like multi-command.

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    Better said, that question is a duplicate of this one. Jan 13, 2023 at 20:09

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