Thanks to a comment from Steve, you can just right-click on the tab of an open file and  select open containing folder.  One of those hidden features.  So digging in a little further I found that you can map it to a keyboard shortcut File.OpenContainingFolder.

I was trying to figure out how to get to an existing directory in explorer for a file from the solution explorer via a shortcut key.  Here is how I did it.


I created a new external tool and set up the following properties.

Then I added it to a global shortcut key.


That is it.  Pretty simple huh.

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