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  • Supports: 7.3.0
  • 32,731 Total Downloads
  • Updated Sep 24, 2017
  • Created Jun 21, 2010
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v70300-1.0.1
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About WowLua

WowLua is an in-game Lua scripting environment that includes an interactive Lua interpreter as well as a multi-page script editor. Other features include:

  • Syntax coloring, courtesy of krka's spectacular For All Indents and Purposes library
  • Sleek buttons, courtesy of Mikk
  • When WowLua is running code, it defines a global function print() which directs output to the WowLua window, for convenience. This global is removed when not running from WowLua
  • Can run WowLua pages from the commandline using /wowluarun or /luarun. Each slash command takes the name of a page, and prints any issues or activity to the chat frame. These can thus be used from macros.
  • Can open WowLua using /wowlua or /lua. Both of these slash commands will take a lua expression and run it, if provided:

    /lua print(14) will open WowLua and print the number 14 to the output window.

Please feel free to post any comments or questions here, you'll find I'm relatively responsible. This addon has been written primarily as a companion tool for World of Warcraft Programming: A Guide and Reference for Creating WoW Addons.

Please leave any comments on the original addon page at

tag 1e579ba56c902fab50ec19a88cd1110435318bd0 v70300-1.0.1
Author:    Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date:    Sun Sep 24 09:15:04 2017 +0200

Tagging v70300-1.0.1

commit d0fabe12ca5fa8e807945e9821031852e371c7db
Author: Jim Whitehead <[email protected]>
Date:   Sun Sep 24 09:14:49 2017 +0200

    Fix constant names

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