html rendering question

Sean 'Shaleh' Perry shalehperry at
Sat Nov 17 04:32:20 CET 2001

On 16-Nov-2001 Mark Hatherly wrote:
> Hi, in my html variable 'playerhtml' I am trying to set the width attribute
> of a table to width="80%". However, my call to that variable results in the
> interpreter not recognizing what it sees as %". Is there a way setting my
> table to 80% of the browsr window without taking away the double quotes?

if you place a 'r' before a string, python does not look at the contents at all.


width = r"80%"

or even

thing = r"\\\\\\\\" # you get 8 backslashes

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