fn: lua
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Syntax

The syntax for lua calls is:

f++:  
lua{options}(--[[ line of Lua code ]]--)
lua{options}
{
	-- block of Lua code
}

n++:  
@lua{options}(--[[ line of Lua code ]]--)
@lua{options}
{
	-- block of Lua code
}

Description

The lua function is for running Lua code, it takes zero parameters with the call followed by a block of Lua code otherwise a single parameter that should be the code to run. See here for more information about Lua.

Options

The following options are available for lua calls:

option description
!o do not return result
o return result
pb parse block with language call is made from before running code with Lua
option description

f++ example

Examples of lua being used with f++:

lua
{
	local vips = require "vips"

	local image = vips.Image.new_from_file("logo.png")
	image:resize(0.5):webpsave("logo.webp")
}

n++ example

Example of lua being used with n++:

@lua
{
	local vips = require "vips"

	local image = vips.Image.new_from_file("logo.png")
	image:resize(0.5):webpsave("logo.webp")
}

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