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Question different script editor instances per project?

Discussion in 'Code Editors & IDEs' started by JaviTheGreat, Oct 15, 2020.

  1. JaviTheGreat


    Sep 28, 2015
    Hello Community,

    I usually work on 2 (or 3) projects projects at the same time, for example: one is a package and the other is a project that uses that package. So I have more than one Unity3D editor instance opened (usually same version).

    The issue is when I try to code... both unity instances fight for the same script editor: when I open a script from one project, it loads that project into VS, and the other project does the same.

    Things I've tried:
    1. Run 2 instances of VS: I open each project in a diff instance.
    -> This does NOT work consistently... when you open a script from one project, it usually open the last
    focused VS instance, overriding the loaded project's code. But other times it opens whatever :(

    2. I installed VSCode along with VS to try to use one for each project.
    -> It does NOT work... when you change External Tools -> External Script Editor in one, it also
    changes it in the other. This is because the script editor is per Unity version, not project :(

    Is there a way I can a specific script editor per project? (using the same Unity3D version, but diff instances)

    Any help is appreciated! Thank you very much ;)
    EricWilliams likes this.