# " -- delineate a string with quotation marks

This method for entering a string involves the use of backslashes as escape characters.

      \n             newline
\f             form feed
\r             return
\\             \
\"             "
\t             tab
\xxx           ascii character with octal value xxx
\uxxxx         unicode character with hex value xxxx, encoded with utf-8
 i1 : x = " \" \f \r \\ \t \013 \u4f60 "; i2 : ascii x o2 = {32, 34, 32, 12, 32, 13, 32, 92, 32, 9, 32, 11, 32, 228, 189, 160, 32} o2 : List i3 : utf8 x o3 = {32, 34, 32, 12, 32, 13, 32, 92, 32, 9, 32, 11, 32, 20320, 32} o3 : List

## See also

• String -- the class of all strings
• /// -- delineate a string with slashes
• ascii -- ASCII character conversion
• utf8 -- encode and decode unicode utf-8-encoded strings