a library of string utilities for use in darktable lua scripts


local ds = require "lib/dtutils.string"


This library contains string manipulation routines to aid in building darktable lua scripts.


ds - library - the darktable lua string library



escape characters for xml documents


check if a string has been sanitized


surround a string in quotes making it safe to pass as an argument


escape lua ‘magic’ characters from a pattern string


strip accents from characters


encode a string in a websafe manner


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