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Rename items in "Recent" list on Start Page

At my company, I can be working in different source branches at the same time, meaning I can have a list of many different recent projects on the Start Page. However, since all the solution files are named the same (just in different branches), I have to hover over each item in the list to see where it is physically located to determine which one I need to open.

If we had the ability to rename the entries in the "Recent" list, I could give each item a name that tells me which branch that specific solution is in.

It's a small thing, I know, and doesn't really impact productivity. But it is a quality of life thing and I think it would be an awesome addition.

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    James McConnellJames McConnell shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Andres AguirreAndres Aguirre commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I Agree with James

        We know how is current solution for this, alter the ProjectMRUList in the registry, but is better if we can do this directly from VS UI.

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