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- Subject: Re: New version of lconsole available
- From: "Andrew Wilson" <agrwagrw@...>
- Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 13:35:47 -0400
Tab completion stuff is cool but pressing F1 or Help from menu is real
slow. Help should bring up lconsole.html file? Also what is
On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 10:17 AM, steve donovan
> Hi guys,
> lconsole is a GUI Lua interactive console for Windows that tries to be smarter.
> Whether it succeeds I leave up to you...
> Apart from fixing a few little nasties, the major feature of this
> release is that a limited but useful form of tab-completion is
> supported. For instance, if you type 'string.' and hit <tab>, then a
> drop-down list of all functions inside 'string' will be visible. This
> also looks in the metatable of objects, so if s is a variable of type
> string, then 's:' followed by <tab> will also work. Any chars typed
> after the '.' will be used to restrict the search, and if there's a
> unique match it will complete the symbol. 'chains' of field accesses
> like 'a'.b.c.' are also handled properly.
> There is now a lconsole-specific help file, accessible from the Help menu.
> If you are interested in any LuaInterface objects, then tab-completion
> still works because it uses reflection to find all the methods of an
> This zip contains the extra .lua files and docs needed to run with an
> existing LuaInterface installation:
> This contains a package suitable for loading on top of Lua For Windows:
> Note: does require .NET 1.1 to be installed!
> steve d.