LibTextDump-1.0

API Reference

Library Methods

:New(frameTitle)

Creates an interface.

Arguments

  • frameTitle : string - Text to be displayed on the title bar of the display frame for the interface.

Return Values

  • interface : table

Example

local LibTextDump = LibStub("LibTextDump-1.0")
local interface = LibTextDump:New("This is MY Title")

Interface Methods

:AddLine(text[, dateFormat])

Adds a line of text to the interface's buffer.

Arguments

  • text : string - Text to be added to a new line.
  • dateFormat : string - Optional format parameter passed to the Lua date function. If present, prefixes text with [dateFormat].

Example

Code:
interface:AddLine("Hello, there!")
interface:AddLine("What is the current time?", "%X")
interface:AddLine("What is today's date?", "%Y-%m-%d")

Output:

Hello, there!
[02:04:55] What is the current time?
[2016-08-09] What is today's date?

:Clear()

Clears the contents of the interface's buffer.

:Display([separator])

Shows the display frame for the interface, populated with the contents of the interface's buffer.

Arguments

  • separator : string or nil - Optional separator for concatenating the buffer's lines together. Defaults to a newline.

:InsertLine(position, text[, dateFormat])

Inserts a line of text at the specified position in the interface's buffer.

Arguments

  • position : number - Index of insertion.
  • text : string - Text to be added to a new line.
  • dateFormat : string - Optional format parameter passed to the Lua date function. If present, prefixes text with [dateFormat].

Example

Code:
interface:InsertLine(3, "Hello, there!")
interface:InsertLine(3, "What is the current time?", "%X")
interface:InsertLine(3, "What is today's date?", "%Y-%m-%d")

Output:

[2016-08-09] What is today's date?
[02:04:55] What is the current time?
Hello, there!

:Lines()

Returns the number of lines in the interface's buffer.

:String([separator])

Returns the string representation of the interface's buffer.

Arguments

  • separator : string or nil - Optional separator for concatenating the buffer's lines together. Defaults to a newline.

Return Values

  • interface buffer : string

Facts

Date created
Nov 02, 2013
Last updated
Aug 09, 2016

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