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Display the active CDS CLI version.

Sample Configuration#

"background": "#a7cae1",
"foreground": "#100e23",
"powerline_symbol": "\ue0b0",
"template": " \ue311 cds {{ .Full }} ",
"style": "powerline",
"type": "cds"


  • home_enabled: boolean - display the segment in the HOME folder or not - defaults to false
  • fetch_version: boolean - fetch the CDS version - defaults to true
  • missing_command_text: string - text to display when the cds 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 displayed when .cdsrc.json, .cdsrc-private or *.cds file is present
    • context: (default) the segment is displayed when conditions from files mode are fulfilled or package.json file is present and @sap/cds is in dependencies section

Template (info)#

default template
{{ if .Error }}{{ .Error }}{{ else }}{{ .Full }}{{ end }}


  • .Full: string - the full version
  • .Major: string - major number
  • .Minor: string - minor number
  • .Patch: string - patch number
  • .Error: string - error encountered when fetching the version string
  • .HasDependency: bool - a flag if @sap/cds was found in package.json