In addition to integrated editing features, this extension offers a number of commands, which can be executed manually through the Command Palette (Ctrl+Shift+P on Linux/Windows or Cmd+Shift+P on Mac OS).
Some of these commands are also available in the VS Code context menu (right-click). To control which of these commands show up in the editor context menu, update the
All commands provided by this extension have the prefix
The commands described below are up-to-date as of June 2020. We do our best to keep documentation current, but if a command is missing, you can always consult the full list in the Extensions view.
To view this list:
Finally, you can also see a full list by using a meta command:
Go: Show All Commands....
Go: Current GOPATH
See the currently set GOPATH.
Go: Locate Configured Go Tools
List all the Go tools being used by this extension along with their locations.
Go: Test Function At Cursor
Runs a unit test at the cursor.
Go: Test Function At Cursor or Test Previous
Runs a unit test at the cursor if one is found, otherwise re-runs the last executed test.
Go: Subtest At Cursor
Runs a sub test at the cursor.
Go: Benchmark Function At Cursor
Runs a benchmark at the cursor.
Go: Debug Test At Cursor
Debug test at the cursor.
Go: Test File
Runs all unit tests in the current file.
Go: Test Package
Runs all unit tests in the package of the current file.
Go Test: Refresh
Refresh a test in the test explorer. Only available as a context menu option in the test explorer.
Go Test: Show Last Profile
Show last captured profile
Go Test: Profile
Run a test and capture a profile
Go Test: Delete Profile
Delete selected profile
Go: Benchmark Package
Runs all benchmarks in the package of the current file.
Go: Benchmark File
Runs all benchmarks in the current file.
Go: Test All Packages In Workspace
Runs all unit tests from all packages in the current workspace.
Go: Test Previous
Re-runs the last executed test.
Go: Debug Previous
Re-runs the last debugged test run through a codelens or “Go: Debug Test at Cursor” command.
Go: Toggle Test Coverage In Current Package
Displays test coverage in the current package.
Go: Generate Unit Tests For Package
Generates unit tests for the current package
Go: Generate Unit Tests For File
Generates unit tests for the current file
Go: Generate Unit Tests For Function
Generates unit tests for the selected function in the current file
Go: Generate Interface Stubs
Generates method stub for implementing the provided interface and inserts at the cursor.
Go: Extract Language Server Logs To Editor
Extract logs in the
gopls (server) output channel to the editor.
Open the welcome page for the Go extension.
Go: Toggle gc details
Toggle the display of compiler optimization choices
Go: Add Import
Add an import declaration
Go: Add Package to Workspace
Add a package from the imports list to the workspace.
Go: Install/Update Tools
install/update the required go packages
Go: Toggle Test File
Toggles between file in current active editor and the corresponding test file.
Go: Add Tags To Struct Fields
Add tags configured in go.addTags setting to selected struct using gomodifytags
Go: Remove Tags From Struct Fields
Remove tags configured in go.removeTags setting from selected struct using gomodifytags
Go: Fill struct
Fill a struct literal with default values
Go: Show All Commands...
Shows all commands from the Go extension in the quick pick
Go: Browse Packages
Browse packages and Go files inside the packages.
Go: Get Package
go get -v on the package on the current line.
Go: Run on Go Playground
Upload the current selection or file to the Go Playground
Go: Lint Current Package
Run linter in the package of the current file.
Go: Lint Workspace
Run linter in the current workspace.
Go: Vet Current Package
Run go vet in the package of the current file.
Go: Vet Workspace
Run go vet in the current workspace.
Go: Build Current Package
Build the package of the current file.
Go: Build Workspace
Build the current workspace.
Go: Install Current Package
Install the current package.
Go: Initialize go.mod
go mod init in the workspace folder.
Go: Cancel Running Tests
Cancels running tests.
Go: Apply Cover Profile
Applies existing cover profile.
Go: Extract to function
Extract to function using godoctor.
Go: Extract to variable
Extract to variable using godoctor.
Go: Restart Language Server
Restart the running instance of the language server
Go: Choose Go Environment
Choose a different Go version or binary for this project. (WIP)
Go: Show Survey Configuration
Show the current Go survey configuration
Go: Reset Survey Configuration
Reset the current Go survey configuration history
Go: Reset Workspace State
Reset keys in workspace state to undefined.
Go: Reset Global State
Reset keys in global state to undefined.