This extension enables the user to open a file under the current cursor position. Just right-click on a pathname within a open document and select the open file under cursor option (or just press Alt + P without right-click).
If the file is found by vscode then it will open a new tab with this file.
If the string is has an tailing number separated by a colon (i.e. :23) it will open the file at the specified line number. :23:45 means line 23 column 45.
It is also possible to select one or more text segments in the document and open them.
You have a document, containing some text, that exists in a folder, say c:\Users\guest\Documents\myfile.txt.
In that file the path strings could look like as follows: