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VS Code — Disable Sticky Scroll in Tree Views

VS Code disable Sticky Scroll in tree views

With the January 2024 updates, VS Code has enabled the “Sticky Scroll” feature by default in tree views, meaning that some folders remain sticky at the top when navigating through the project trees.

Many users reported they do not like this feature, so in this short post, I’ll show you how to turn it off.

Related: VS Code Sticky Scroll in the Editor

Turn it OFF

Press CTRL + , (comma) and search for “tree sticky scroll”.

Find Workbench > Tree: Enable Sticky Scroll and disable it.

You can do so as well in your settings.json file:

"workbench.tree.enableStickyScroll": false

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