Lua enum

When you start scripting with lua you may notice that its functional range is some how reduced to a very tiny set of essential basics. One thing you might be missing is an enum type. But we could implement something very close.

Before we start I want to recommend the online demo at lua.org. Just paste your lua code into the lua-shell window and press “run” to see if it works.

A very simple enum function could be something like this:

usage:

These enums do not support non-array enums, though.

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