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How do I unescape a string?

 



Jasmine
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Jan 19, 2001, 2:42 PM

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How do I unescape a string? Can't Post

(From the Perl FAQ)

How do I unescape a string?

It depends just what you mean by ``escape''. URL escapes are dealt with in the perlfaq9 manpage. Shell escapes with the backslash (\) character are removed with:

Code
    s/\\(.)/$1/g;

This won't expand "\n" or "\t" or any other special escapes.



 
 


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