Python Escape Characters Table
The following examples show the working of the different escape characters in a Python context. We provide the output after each
# Single Quote print('\'') # ' # Double Quote print("\"") # " # Newline Character print('Hello\nWorld') # Hello # World # Tabular Character print('Hello\tWorld') # Hello World # Backspace Character print('Backspace: \b') # Backspace: # Carriage Return print('Hello\rWorld') # HelloWorld # Backslash Character print('Backslash: \\') # Backslash: \ # Form Feed print('Hello\ World') # HelloWorld # Octal Value print('\112') # J # Hex Value print('\x44') # D
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