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This layer is for Lua development.


To use this configuration layer, update your custom configuration file with:

  name = "lang#lua"


Key bindings

General Key bindings

Key Binding Description
SPC l b compile current Lua buffer

Running current script

To run a Lua script, you can press SPC l r to run the current file without losing focus, and the result will be shown in a runner buffer.

Inferior REPL process

Start a lua -i or luap inferior REPL process with SPC l s i. You may change the REPL command by layer the option repl_command. For example, if you want to use lua.repl, load this layer via:

  name = "lang#lua"
  repl_command = "~/.luarocks/lib/luarocks/rocks-5.3/luarepl/0.8-1/bin/rep.lua"

Send code to inferior process commands:

Key Bindings Descriptions
SPC l s b send buffer and keep code buffer focused
SPC l s l send line and keep code buffer focused
SPC l s s send selection text and keep code buffer focused

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