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Backslash substitutions


How would you perform backslash substitution in a string, just like the
Python parser does?

s = "\\n"
print s \n print ???(s)
where '???' is a function that I wasn't able to find.

Just in case, another example:
--- s = "\\\\A\\tB"
print s \\A\tB print ???(s) \A B


Thank you.
Jul 18 '05 #1
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Vivien Mallet wrote:
How would you perform backslash substitution in a string, just like the
Python parser does?

"\\\\A\\tB".decode("string_escape") '\\A\tB' _.encode("string_escape") # back again



Jul 18 '05 #2

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