Escape Sequences in "string" Literals

This section describes Escape Sequences in 'string' literals

Escape sequences must be supported to allow us to enter the double-quote (") itself, in the string.

So escape sequences is supported with the leading character of "\" with 4 simple rules:

Examples of "string" literals with escape sequences:

"Computer says: \"Invalid character: \\\"";
# The above "string" literals represents:
#    Computer says: "Invalid character: \";

"How many slashes in the string: \\\\\\\\\\?";
# The anwser is 5

Last update: 2017.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of H Language

 Syntax

 Data Types

 Variables

 Expressions

 Statements

 "boolean" Data Type

 "integer" Data Type

"string" Data Type

 What Is "string" Data Type

 "string" Literals

Escape Sequences in "string" Literals

 Escape Sequences for Non-Printable ASCII Characters

 Escape Sequences for Unicode Characters

 String Literals with Line Breaks

 String Literals Continuing on Next Lines

 Expression Interpolation in String Literals

 String Literals with No Escape Sequences

 Constructor Function: string()

 string.get() - Retrieve Character from String

 x[i] - Array Element Format for string.get()

 string.set() - Update Character to String

 x[i] - Array Element Format for string.set()

 "string" "add" Operation

 "string" "subtraction" Operation

 "string" "multiplication" Operation

 "string" "division" Operation

 "string" "modulo" Operation

 string.length() Function

 "real" Data Type

 "array" Data Type

 Source Code Packages

 Classes and Objects

 Object Oriented Programming

 Inheritance - Object Attachments

 Encapsulation - Private Members

 References

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