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Overview of libraries for writing Lua scripts in Hedgewars
Updated Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:54:54 +0200 by Wuzzy

Lua libraries documentation

Introduction

Libraries in scripts in Hedgewars are Lua files that are used by many scripts to add a common function, as an example the Locale library that allows scripts to translate text. The variables in these files are not exposed to the script using it but all the functions can be called.

Usage

To use a library you only need to add this function call at the top of the script: HedgewarsScriptLoad("Scripts/<Library Name>.lua") Where <Library Name> is replaced by the name.

Note: In ancient scripts, you might find this call instead: loadfile(GetDataPath() .. "Scripts/<Library Name>.lua")() This does not work with new Hedgewars versions anymore and causes the script to break. Use HedgewarsScriptLoad instead.

List of Lua libraries