This is an extension supported for VS2013 and VS2015. It searches and highlights all occurrences of a selected word in a text editor and place carets on the enhanced vertical scrollbar.
For VS2017 and VS2019, please use the same extension at https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=TrungKienPhan.WordHighlight-18439
For VS2010 and VS2012, please use the extension at https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=TrungKienPhan.WordHighlight
Install the extension and verified that it is enabled in the Tools->Extensions and Updates...
In the editor window, when you select a word with a mouse or keyboard, this extension will searches and highlights all occurrences of current selected word in the current document.
You can change settings of the extension by go to "Tools" -> "Word Highlight settings..." menu.
2019/05/22 - Fix bug which freeze VS when a one-letter word is highlight (like when "a" is highlighted on a.row). 2017/12/02 - Updated to add support for VS2013 and set default of option "Keep selection after lost focus" is false.