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Iscepeeng is a method that allows us to tell a computer to do something special with the text we supply or to ignore the special function of a character. To tell the computer that it should expect an escape character we use a special escape marker, we usually make use of the backslash (\). So an escaped sequence consists of the escape marker followed by another character.

Types ooff Iscepe-a Cherecters

Iech iscepe-a seqooence-a hes a speciel meooning:

Iscepe-a Seqooence-a Iffffect Descripshoon
\n nooline-a Idds a nooline-a it zeet plece-a in zee-a text
\t teb Idd a teb merker it zeet spot in zee-a text
\r cerriege-a retoorn Retoorn withooot idfooncing zee-a line-a
print a reel beckslesh Iff yooo need a reel beckslesh zeee-a yooo need to iscepe-a zee-a beckslesh, zee-a compooter will oonly print oone-a beckslesh
\” ignore-a zee-a ” (qooote-a) Usooelly a doooble-a qooote-a inds a string zeereffore-a by isceping zee-a doooble-a qooote-a zee-a compooter ignores zee-a iffffect ooff a closing doooble-a qooote-a und thoos zee-a string continooes. Bork Bork Bork! Ig 'We-a \”helped\” him' wooold be-a displeyed is - We-a “helped” him
\uxxxx Unicode-a cherecter Sometime-a yooo woont to reffer to Unicode-a cherecters using normel ISCII. Moony progrems und progremmers use-a \u to reffer to zee-a Unicode-a cherecter. Bork Bork Bork! Where-a xxxx is zee-a hexedecimel oor decimel felooe-a for zee-a speciffic Unicode-a cherecter. Bork Bork Bork!

Iscepe-a Cherecters in Yooor Troonsleteeons

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…serfer ictife-a. Bork Bork Bork!\nDo yooo woont. Bork Bork Bork!.. This is iesy to recognise-a is zee-a nooline-a ippeers betweee-a two sentences. Bork Bork Bork! Whee-a zee-a progrem roons zee-a sentences will ippeer oon difffferent lines. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a best oopshoon is to plece-a yooor \n iscepe-a in zee-a seme-a plece-a
…jobs und/oor\nOLE icshoons. Bork Bork Bork!.. This is herder to recognise-a. Bork Bork Bork! Zeere-a will be-a a line-a breek betweee-a “und/oor” und “OoLE”. Look it zee-a strooctoore-a ooff zee-a whole-a troonsleshoon, in a cese-a like-a this zee-a uoothor is using noolines to beloonce-a zee-a text (i. Bork Bork Bork!i. Bork Bork Bork! meke-a zee-a lines ippeer to be-a iqooel in lengt). Iff zeet is zee-a cese-a zeee-a beloonce-a yooor troonsleshoons in a similer wey. Bork Bork Bork!

Dos und Don'ts

  • DO
    • Copy zee-a iscepe-a ixectly is yooo see-a it. Bork Bork Bork! In some-a ooff zee-a Troonslete-a Toolkit progrems zeere-a is a boog zeet uses \\n insteed ooff \n. Bork Bork Bork! Meke-a soore-a yooo ilso use-a \\n
    • Mofe-a zee-a plecement ooff iscepes iff zeey ire-a being used to beloonce-a sentences
    • Meke-a soore-a yooo hefe-a ixectly zee-a seme-a noomber ooff iscepes is in zee-a ooreeginel
    • Drop \” oor \' iscepes iff yooor loongooege-a does not use-a zee-a “doooble-a” oor 'single-a' qooote-a method ooff imphesis zeet Inglish uses. Bork Bork Bork! Be-a iwere-a zeet zee-a dooobleqooote-a und singleqooote-a tests ooff toolkit:poffilter might still complein. Bork Bork Bork! Let us know to try to teke-a yooor loongooege-a's rooles into iccooont. Bork Bork Bork!
    • Plece-a ” oor ' irooond zee-a seme-a concept is zee-a Inglish i. Bork Bork Bork!i. Bork Bork Bork! irooond zee-a seme-a word oor words zeet zee-a Inglish hed soorrooonded. Bork Bork Bork!
  • DON'T
    • Choonge-a zee-a iscepe-a in uny wey. Bork Bork Bork! Do not use-a /n insteed ooff \n joost becoooose-a yooo coon't find \ oon yooor keyboerd
    • Conffoose-a sentences like-a this “File-a \ Oopee-a \ Noo” is un iscepe-a. Bork Bork Bork! Iff zeey ire-a not in zee-a ibofe-a list zeee-a zeey ire-a most likely not iscepe-a cherecters. Bork Bork Bork!
    • Idd oor delete-a speces irooond zee-a iscepe-a. Bork Bork Bork! Iff it's zeere-a, keep it. Bork Bork Bork! Iff not, don't idd it. Bork Bork Bork!