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Display the currently active golang version.

Sample Configuration#

"type": "go",
"style": "powerline",
"powerline_symbol": "\uE0B0",
"foreground": "#ffffff",
"background": "#7FD5EA",
"properties": {
"prefix": " \uFCD1 "


  • home_enabled: boolean - display the segment in the HOME folder or not - defaults to false
  • display_version: boolean - display the golang version - defaults to true
  • display_error: boolean - show the error context when failing to retrieve the version information - defaults to true
  • missing_command_text: string - text to display when the command is missing - defaults to empty
  • display_mode: string - determines when the segment is displayed
    • always: the segment is always displayed
    • files: the segment is only displayed when *.go or go.mod files are present (default)
  • template: string - A go [text/template][go-text-template] template extended with [sprig][sprig] utilizing the properties below. Defaults to {{ .Full }}
  • parse_mod_file: boolean: parse the go.mod file instead of calling go version

Template Properties#

  • .Full: string - the full version
  • .Major: string - major number
  • .Minor: string - minor number
  • .Patch: string - patch number
  • .Prerelease: string - prerelease info text
  • .BuildMetadata: string - build metadata
  • .Error: string - when fetching the version string errors