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VS Code: Always Show Editor Actions

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By default, the editor actions are only shown when the editor is active.

But now you can make VS Code always show the actions, regardless of whether the editor is active or not.

VS Code Editor Actions beforeVS Code Editor Actions after
Use the slider to see the difference. The left side is before and the right side is after.

Let’s find out!


Open the Settings panel by using CTRL + , (comma), find Workbench > Editor: Always Show Editor Actions and tick the checkbox.

VS Code Always Show Editor Actions setting


You can also enable this setting from the settings.json file.

"workbench.editor.alwaysShowEditorActions": true

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