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- Subject: Re: Installining Lua for WinXP
- From: Christof Schardt <christof@...>
- Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 08:48:24 +0200
>> Is there some kind of easy install process for newcomers?
Unpack it (four files, you need only two, namely lua5.1.*exe/dll) and
put it where you want, e.g. C:\program files\lua51\
Then call the interpreter and act in interactive mode:
Or call it and let it execute your scriptfile:
C:\program files\lua51\lua5.1.exe YOURFILE.lua
Call it from the DOS-box to catch the output.
Even better: use a syntax-highlighting editor which
lets you define a run-command for the edited script.
I currently use TextPad and have defined ctrl+6 to
run Luascripts. Due to some annoying shortcomings of
TextPad I plan to move to WScite, which even has Lua
Also the editor Zeus is provided with a build-in