simple string question

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Mon Sep 7 07:49:39 CEST 2009


On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 10:29 PM, jwither<jwither at sxder4kmju.com> wrote:
> Given a string (read from a file) which contains raw escape sequences,
> (specifically, slash n), what is the best way to convert that to a parsed
> string, where the escape sequence has been replaced (specifically, by a
> NEWLINE token)?

There's probably a more general method covering all the escape
sequences, but for just \n:

your_string = your_string.replace("\\n", "\n")

Cheers,
Chris
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