Keyboard: ALT + W, [1,2,3, etc] (windows); ALT + F, F, [1,2,3, etc] (files); ALT + F, J, [1,2,3, etc] (projects and solutions)
Menu: Tools -> Options -> General -> Recent files; Window -> [1,2,3, etc]; File -> Recent Files -> [1,2,3, etc]; File -> Recent Projects and Solutions -> [1,2,3, etc]
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By default, the Window menu shows the 10 most recent files you had open in the File Tab Channel:
Likewise, the “Recent Files” and “Recent Projects and Solutions” on the File Menu only show the last 20 entries:
You can easily modify these numbers (up or down) by going to Tools -> Options -> General -> Recent files:
The minimum value is 1 and the maximum value is 24 for each of the Recent files areas. Experiment with numbers that suit your taste.