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Topic: What's the difference of \\ and \ when used in sprintf?
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Re: What's the difference of \\ and \ when used in sprintf?
Posted: Jun 30, 2013 10:01 PM
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On 6/30/2013 8:03 PM, Jixin wrote:

> I tried to generate a file name by sprintf as:
> filename = sprintf('D:\...\%03d', 1);
> and it doesn't work.

> filename = sprintf('D:\\...\\%03d',1);
> and it works.
> So what's happening here?


doc sprintf

page down in the format spec section on 'Escape characters' and all will
become clear...


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