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Lua Support 2 : Lua IDE. Insert codesnippets, run, compile, and check the code and look up help.

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created by
Wolfgang Mehner
script type
Speed-up the development of Lua scripts:
- insert code snippets: comments, statements, functions, regular expressions, ...
- ... which come in an extendible template library
- quickly comment the code by automatically generating function descriptions
- run or compile the code from within Vim
- run the syntax checker
- quick access to the online documentation
- make integration

Here are some screen shots : http://lug.fh-swf.de/vim/website_lua

The help file online : http://lug.fh-swf.de/vim/website_lua/luasupport.html

While this plug-in is conceived as a successor of the original lua-support ( http://vim.sourceforge.net/scripts/script.php?script_id=1763 ), backwards compatibility is not guaranteed.
However, we hope that the better configurability through the template library and other new features make for a product which is much better suited to deal with a language like Lua.

This plug-in comes with a help file (lua-support.txt). Read it with:

      :help lua-support

Lua Support is on GitHub:

      Stand-alone for plug-in managers: https://github.com/WolfgangMehner/lua-support

      Main development repository: https://github.com/WolfgangMehner/vim-plugins

(Please help us keep track of all the issues and name your report/request "Lua-Support: <title>")

You can subscribe to the vim-plugins-list mailing list to post your questions or suggestions for improvement or to report bugs. The list will also be used to announce new releases ( c.vim / bash-support / perl-support / lua-support ).  Visit the following page for subscribing to the mailing list:

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install details
Copy the zip archive lua-support.zip to $HOME/.vim/ (Linux/Unix) or $HOME/vimfiles (Windows) and run:
      unzip lua-support.zip

Redo the helptags (Linux/Windows):
      :helptags $HOME/.vim/doc/
      :helptags $HOME\vimfiles\doc\

You might have to set the correct executable. See lua-support/README.md or:
      :help g:Lua_Executable
(the default is "lua")

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
lua-support.zip 0.9 2014-11-03 7.0 Wolfgang Mehner - Added: Inserting and removing long comments ( --[[ --]] ).
- Added: Hardcopy to postscript.
- Added: Direct run, run executable scripts directly, using their shebang.
- Added: Make script executable/not exec.
- Added: The contents of the buffer "Lua Output" can be loaded into the quickfix
  list even if the interpreter did not terminate with an error.
- Added: Toolbox for make integration.
- Changed: Better error recognition while running scripts.
- Fixed: Setup of local templates in case of global installation.
- New templates and codesnippets.
- Minor improvements.
lua-support.zip 0.8 2014-05-30 7.0 Wolfgang Mehner Initial upload
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