A status bar item is a status bar contribution that can show text and icons and run a command on click.
The alignment of this item.
The priority of this item. Higher value means the item should be shown more to the left.
The name of the entry, like 'Python Language Indicator', 'Git Status' etc. Try to keep the length of the name short, yet descriptive enough that users can understand what the status bar item is about.
The text to show for the entry. You can embed icons in the text by leveraging the syntax:
My text $(icon-name) contains icons like $(icon-name) this one.
Where the icon-name is taken from the ThemeIcon icon set, e.g.
The tooltip text when you hover over this entry.
The foreground color for this entry.
The background color for this entry.
Note: only the following colors are supported:
More background colors may be supported in the future.
Note: when a background color is set, the statusbar may override
color choice to ensure the entry is readable in all themes.
Accessibility information used when a screen reader interacts with this StatusBar item
Shows the entry in the status bar.
Hide the entry in the status bar.
Dispose and free associated resources. Call hide.