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Topic: What's the difference of \\ and \ when used in sprintf?
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Jixin

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Registered: 6/30/13
Re: What's the difference of \\ and \ when used in sprintf?
Posted: Jun 30, 2013 11:36 PM
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dpb <none@non.net> wrote in message <kqqnt1$p84$1@speranza.aioe.org>...
> 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...
>
> --


Thanks dpb :)



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