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- Subject: Re: Looking for a table pretty printer
- From: Tim Hill <drtimhill@...>
- Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:09:14 -0700
On Mar 13, 2014, at 12:07 PM, Paul Merrell <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> In expanding a suite of scripting aids for NoteCase Pro scripts that
> are embedded in documents, I'm looking for a table pretty printer and
> solicit some recommendations to test.
> -- must be pure Lua for portability and embedding purposes.
> -- no dependencies that cannot be loaded with require or dofile (we
> have a do-node equivalent) (extra points for no dependencies).
> -- needs to handle nested tables gracefully.
> -- results need to render in a GTK2 Textview window (HTML) rather than
> being strictly dependent on Lua's print (we have no command line) (but
> note that if it can be edited to substitute a call to the GTK window
> rather than print, that works for me).
> Any suggestions?
> Best regards,
Does it need to handle cycles? If the same nested table is referenced multiple times does it need to somehow show this?