John Crow John Crow - 1 year ago 104
Python Question

How to deal with strings containing character codes?

is a character code recognised in Python. What is the best way to ignore this in strings?

s = '\2016'
s = s.replace('\\', '/')
print s #6

Answer Source

If you have a string literal with a backslash in it, you can escape the backslash:

s = '\\2016'

or you can use a "raw" string:

s = r'\2016'
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