Commit acca2657 authored by ivoire's avatar ivoire
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Update the lua README.

parent 09a2365d
......@@ -55,8 +55,9 @@ local d = vlc.dialog( "My VLC Extension" ): Create a new UI dialog, with a human
d:show(): Show this dialog.
d:hide(): Hide (but not close) this dialog.
d:delete(): Close and delete this dialog.
d:del_widget( widget ): Delete 'widget'. It disappears from the dialog and repositioning may occur.
d:set_title( title ): set the title of this dialog.
d:update(): Update the dialog immediately (don't wait for the current function to return)
d:del_widget( widget ): Delete 'widget'. It disappears from the dialog and repositioning may occur.
In the following functions, you can always add some optional parameters: col, row, col_span, row_span, width, height.
They define the position of a widget in the dialog:
......@@ -162,6 +163,8 @@ misc.cachedir(): Get the user's VLC cache directory.
misc.datadir_list( name ): FIXME: write description ... or ditch function
if it isn't useful anymore, we have datadir and userdatadir :)
misc.action_id( name ): get the id of the given action.
misc.mdate(): Get the current date (in microseconds).
misc.mwait(): Wait for the given date (in microseconds).
......@@ -188,6 +191,7 @@ while true do
net.close( fd )
end
end
net.connect_tcp( host, port ): open a connection to the given host:port (TCP).
net.close( fd ): Close file descriptor.
net.send( fd, string, [length] ): Send data on fd.
net.recv( fd, [max length] ): Receive data from fd.
......@@ -195,8 +199,8 @@ net.poll( { fd = events }, [timeout in seconds] ): Implement poll function.
Returns the numbers of file descriptors with a non 0 revent. The function
modifies the input table to { fd = revents }. See "man poll".
net.POLLIN/POLLPRI/POLLOUT/POLLRDHUP/POLLERR/POLLHUP/POLLNVAL: poll event flags
net.fd_read( fd, [max length] ): Read data from fd.
net.fd_write( fd, string, [length] ): Write data to fd.
net.read( fd, [max length] ): Read data from fd.
net.write( fd, string, [length] ): Write data to fd.
net.stat( path ): Stat a file. Returns a table with the following fields:
.type
.mode
......@@ -317,6 +321,13 @@ playlist.get( [what, [tree]] ): Get the playlist.
.duration: (-1 if unknown)
.nb_played:
.children: A table of children playlist items.
playlist.search( name ): filter the playlist items with the given string
playlist.current(): return the current input item
playlist.sort( key ): sort the playlist according to the key.
Key must be one of the followings values: 'id', 'title', 'title nodes first',
'artist', 'genre', 'random', 'duration',
'title numeric' or 'album'.
playlist.status(): return the playlist status: 'stopped', 'playing', 'paused' or 'unknown'.
FIXME: add methods to get an item's meta, options, es ...
......@@ -327,13 +338,14 @@ sd.get_services_names(): Get a table of all available service discovery
sd.add( name ): Add service discovery.
sd.remove( name ): Remove service discovery.
sd.is_loaded( name ): Check if service discovery is loaded.
sd.add_item( ... ): Add an item to the service discovery.
The item object has the same members as the one in playlist.add().
Returns the input item.
sd.add_node( ... ): Add a node to the service discovery.
The node object has the following members:
.title: the node's name
.arturl: the node's ArtURL (OPTIONAL)
sd.add_item( ... ): Add an item to the service discovery.
The item object has the same members as the one in playlist.add().
Returns the input item.
sd.remove_item( item ): remove the item.
n = vlc.sd.add_node( {title="Node"} )
n:add_subitem( ... ): Same as sd.add_item(), but as a subitem of n.
......@@ -368,9 +380,9 @@ strings.iconv( str1 to, str2 from, str ): use vlc_iconv to convert string
Variables
---------
var.get( object, name ): Get the object's variable "name"'s value.
var.set( object, name, value ): Set the object's variable "name" to "value".
var.get_list( object, name ): Get the object's variable "name"'s value list.
1st return value is the value list, 2nd return value is the text list.
var.set( object, name, value ): Set the object's variable "name" to "value".
var.create( object, name, value ): Create and set the object's variable "name"
to "value". Created vars can be of type float, string or bool.
......@@ -407,9 +419,9 @@ a reference to it, all VLM items will be deleted.
Volume
------
volume.get(): Get volume.
volume.set( level ): Set volume to an absolute level between 0 and 1024.
256 is 100%.
volume.get(): Get volume.
volume.up( [n] ): Increment volume by n steps of 32. n defaults to 1.
volume.down( [n] ): Decrement volume by n steps of 32. n defaults to 1.
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