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Spreading string over multiple lines

Posted on 2004-10-13
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is there a possibility to spread a string over multiple lines like in c++ the \ does?
example:
i wanted to spread long command lines like in c++:
string test = "hi \
                    hi \
                    hi \
                    hi";
thats the same as if i would have
string test = "hi hi hi hi";
i dont want to use the + operator. thats a different thing.
thx
vo1d
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Use literal strings. Note that literal strings do not use escaped chars with \.

string test = @"hi
 hi
 hi
 hi";

This will do what you expect.
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thx very much. thats what i was looking for.
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