Setmetatable

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Available since: Gideros 2011.6
Class: (global)

Description

Sets the metatable for the given table. (You cannot change the metatable of other types from Lua, only from C.) If metatable is nil, removes the metatable of the given table. If the original metatable has a "__metatable" field, raises an error.

This function returns table.
(table) = setmetatable(table,metatable)

Parameters

table: (table) table to set metatable to
metatable: (varies) value to use as metatable

Return values

Returns (table) provided table