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lp.ShowPlugin - Displays the window of a directory plugin

LoriotPro has extended the LUA sripting language by providing its own LUA libraries. The new functions provided are dedicated to the creation of monitoring and SNMP automation application.


result = lp.ShowPlugin('uid');


The lp.ShowPlugin LUA function displays the window of a directory plugin.


uid - The UID of the plugin to show. This is a unique long value of 64 bits provided in a character string format.

Return Values

result : 1 if the UID exist

Return nil if an error occurs


The script editor helps you to select the UID of the plugin.

show plugin with lua

show plugin with lua

The LUA code :


value = lp.ShowPlugin("5117890155264344098");

lp.Print("result : ", value,"\n");


The plugin window pops up, in our example an Active View plugin is used.

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