
2008/7/31 Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@tecgraf.pucrio.br>: >> what is the most efficient way of counting the number of lines? > > Try this one: > > local n=0 > for i in s:gmatch("\n") do n=n+1 end > print(n) Also: local n = select(2, s:gsub('\n', '\n'))