[NTG-context] printing tab in lua: print('a\tb') fails

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 27 11:17:10 CET 2008

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Wolfgang Schuster
<schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 9:42 AM, luigi scarso <luigi.scarso at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> OK, I will use external files next time. In this quick-and-dirty
>>> approach I just added string.format since it was easier than
>>> restructuring everything.
>>> I thought that \startluacode should be behaving the same way as
>>> verbatim environments where commands inside verbatim have no
>>> influence, but apparently I was wrong.
>> I also think so.
>> Can be strange, but inside a \startluacode\stopluacode I have no problems to
>> think at -- as comment
>> while I have problems to think to % as comment
>> And put lua code in a separate  file not always  is a good solution
> This would be really great, \start/stoplua with % for comments like \ctxlua
> and \start/stopluacode with -- as comment, the first is used for longer settings
> in macros and the second for inline functions.
> @Luigi: You could try to parse the luacode content with Lpeg and with
> the result back to \directlua.


-- works as comments in luacode
% is used to format strings


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