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Re: how to output special characters?

by stephen (Priest)
on Jul 11, 2008 at 20:58 UTC ( #697085=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to how to output special characters?

If you want to print a control character, you need to escape it with "\c". So:
print "Here is ^A: \cA Here is ^B: \cB";
Of course, as stated above, you won't be able to see those control characters since they're invisible.

stephen

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