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On 6/13/07, Alex Queiroz <> wrote:

On 6/13/07, RJP Computing <> wrote:
> I am new to Lua so I apologize if this question is easy. I have a GUI
> application that does not have a terminal and I wanted script writers to be
> able to see there print() statements in the GUI. Now I am sure I could catch
> the standard in and out, but that is a real pain. I was hoping I could
> overwrite the print function in Lua to call my applications version of it
> and then display it in my user interface. Can this be done?

_G.print = <insert your function here>

Thanks for the quick response.

I was hoping to do this in C through the C API. Can I get an example of that?
RJP Computing