Thread: escape sequence help please

  1. #1
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    Trinidad & Tobago

    escape sequence help please

    hello, i'm having a bit of trouble with escape sequences

    A) \v - gives a vertical tab my text says
    printf("\vthis is a text");
    it doesn't print out vertical i get some weird symbol an the out put is normal

    B) \a "alert (bell) character" what does that mean

    C) if i have a program that counts tabs"\t", when the program is executed what do i enter to trigger a new tab ??

    thank for the help

  2. #2
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    Nov 2010
    Long Beach, CA
    Google is amazing:

    1. It doesn't make your text print vertically:
    3. By "trigger a new tab" do you mean how do you type a tab character? Have you tried the tab key?

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