Escape Characters in Python

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Following table is a list of escape or non-printable characters that can be represented with backslash notation.

An escape character gets interpreted; in a single quoted as well as double quoted strings.

Backslash notationHexadecimal characterDescription
\a0x07Bell or alert
\b0x08Backspace
\cx
Control-x
\C-x
Control-x
\e0x1bEscape
\f0x0cFormfeed
\M-\C-x
Meta-Control-x
\n0x0aNewline
\nnn
Octal notation, where n is in the range 0.7
\r0x0dCarriage return
\s0x20Space
\t0x09Tab
\v0x0bVertical tab
\x
Character x
\xnn
Hexadecimal notation, where n is in the range 0.9, a.f, or A.F
raja
Published on 28-Jan-2020 16:50:50
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