Escape Sequences In C

Escape Sequences

Special escape sequences are recognized and are introduced by the backslash character. These escape sequences are listed here:

Escape Sequences Character Based

\a
Audible alert

\b
Backspace

\f
Form feed

\n
New line

\r
Carriage return

\t
Horizontal tab

\v
Vertical tab

 

Escape Sequences Symbol Based

\\
Backslash

\"
Double quote

\'
Single quote

\?
Question Mark

 

Escape Sequences Advnaced Usage

\nnn
Octal character value

\unnnn
Universal character name

\Unnnnnnnn
Universal character name

\xnn
Hexadecimal character value

In the octal character case, from one to three octal digits can be specified. In the last three cases, hexadecimal digits are used.

 

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