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I have a bunch of pinned tabs that I would like to stay pinned. Sometimes, when I enter debug mode, all of my document tabs become unpinned, and I lose all context that what I was currently working on, where I might like to set breakpoints, etc.

This normally happens when I close & open visual studio again, getting the set of tabs from the previous session.

Is there any way to disable this?

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This should be the answer, it worked for me:

Go to Tools -> Options -> Environment -> Tabs and Windows and make sure "Maintain pin status if document is removed from well" is checked.

Reference: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16120643/vs2012-productivity-power-tools-pinned-tabs-close-on-run

I do have the Power Productivity tools extension installed and enabled but the "Maintain pin status if document is removed from well" option is a Visual Studio option, unrelated to Power Productivity Tools as the Power Productivity Tools extensions adds its own section to Visual Studio Options it doesn't alter the core Visual Studio options.

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  • Interesting, I'm trying this now. I never looked at this because the stated function isn't what I want. But having to unpin before closing would be a small price to pay for losing everything. Will accept if I don't see this happen for a few days...
    – Talonj
    Jul 27, 2015 at 20:48
  • Why do they even remove the documents? I'd like it if those documents just stayed where I put them, even during debugging.
    – MrFox
    Sep 15, 2015 at 7:56

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