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This function returns the type of variable was passed to it.

t = type(arg1);

Arguments Edit

arg1
Any - Value to query the type of.

Returns Edit

t
String - String representation of the argument's type passed: "nil", "number", "string", "boolean", "table", "function", "thread", or "userdata".

Example Edit

type("I am a string"); -- "string"
type(45); -- "number"
type({}); -- "table"
type(nil) -- "nil"

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