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modules > console > readln

console.readln ( )

Reads a line from the console (until a the ENTER/RETURN key has been pressed). The same result can be obtained using console.stdin:readln().

Return value

Returns a string. Please note that the string does not contains the last "\n" character.


local console = require "console"

console.writecolor("cyan", "Enter your name :")
local name = console.readln()

print("Hello "" !")