ialcuaz ialcuaz - 5 months ago 77
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How to escape the (hash) # sign in a Github markdown header? (backslash is not working)

I have the following code on a

file on Github, where I am trying to display the pound sign on a header (I am trying to escape it using the
symbol) like so:

### C\#
* [Beginning Game Programming with C#](https://www.coursera.org/course/gameprogramming)

However it renders like so:

Not good

I obviously want the pound sign to appear on the header, and I also tried to use double backslash, but no dice! How do I get the pound sign to appear?

EDIT: the linked question deals with github links, my question is to do with headers on a


You could try and add a matching '#', followed by one extra '#':

### C# #