Error loading lua file

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Casufito64
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Error loading lua file

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I just installed love2d and when i try to add the main.lua file the program gives me this error:

[love "boot.lua"] cannot load game at path 'C:/Program Files/LOVE/testing lua/main.lua'.
Make sure a folder exist at the specified path.
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You need to tell LÖVE to run the game folder, not the main.lua file.

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love.exe "C:/Program Files/LOVE/testing lua"
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Re: Error loading lua file

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ReFreezed wrote: Tue Aug 16, 2022 7:29 pm You need to tell LÖVE to run the game folder, not the main.lua file.

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love.exe "C:/Program Files/LOVE/testing lua"
How do I tell Löve to run the folder ? I don't understand where to paste the code you wrote
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Re: Error loading lua file

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That should be pasted to the terminal, but you can also just drop the folder containing main.lua on love.exe. See wiki for more info about how to run games
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Re: Error loading lua file

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Andlac028 wrote: Thu Sep 01, 2022 5:21 pm That should be pasted to the terminal, but you can also just drop the folder containing main.lua on love.exe. See wiki for more info about how to run games
On the wiki I didn't find anything about making a .exe file so my friends don't have to download LÖVE. Is it possible to create one and if so, how ?
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Re: Error loading lua file

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Axiorc wrote: Fri Sep 02, 2022 6:49 am
Andlac028 wrote: Thu Sep 01, 2022 5:21 pm That should be pasted to the terminal, but you can also just drop the folder containing main.lua on love.exe. See wiki for more info about how to run games
On the wiki I didn't find anything about making a .exe file so my friends don't have to download LÖVE. Is it possible to create one and if so, how ?
-> https://love2d.org/wiki/Game_Distribution
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