Hot to split string literals that will across two or more lines ?

jmdeschamps at gmail.com jmdeschamps at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 04:10:23 CET 2005


Xiao Jianfeng wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I need to print a long sting, which is two long so it must expand two
> lines.
> I know that we can use backslash(\) to explicitly join two lines into a
> logical line,
> but this doesn't work for string literals :(
>
> my code:
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> if sth.:
> print "a string whcih is very very looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo\
> oooooooooooooooooooong."
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> If I don't break the line, it will be very ugly, if I break the
> line,....but how ?
>
> Thanks in advance!
in python there are triple quoted strings:
strVar = """this the beginning
and this is the end """
> 
> xiaojf




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