Favorites - VSCode Extension
Manage and quickly access frequently used files, folders and favorites' lists.
This simple extension allows adding, removing and managing documents in the globally maintained Favorites' list(s).
This extensions is similar to other plugins of the "Favorites" family. Though apart from traditional item context menu and buttons this plugin offers an extremely simple and intuitive way of structuring your favorites.
The items definition is just a text document that can be freely edited with the changes reflected in the VSCode panel automatically after saving the file.
Another distinction points are the ability to have both file and folder items as well as the ability to switch between multiple Favorites' lists. This is particularly useful for grouping favorite items according the problem domain into individual lists, which can be easily switched depending on the user activity.
The functionality is self explanatory and includes following features:
Managing list items:
List definition rules
The item definition (in "<name>.list.txt") can contain environment variables, which are extended at runtime into a full path:
The definition syntax also allows comments - any line that starts with '#'.
And you can also use non-path text as an items' separator (e.g.
The extension also allows showing Favorite folder item content.
This feature is not a substitution of the Workspace explorer view, which does by far superior job. It's just a convenience measure for a quick access of the top level folder files. The feature can be enabled/disabled with