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Using Special Characters in JavaScript

    \b indicates a backspace.

    \f indicates a form feed.

    \n indicates a new line.

    \r indicates a carriage return.

    \t indicates a tab.

    \\ indicates a backslash.

    \' indicates a single quote.

    \" indicates a double quote.

     Special characters do not take effect unless enclosed in a 
     pre-formatted block 

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    <script type="text/javascript">
    <!--
      document.writeln("\tPersonnel");
      document.writeln("Name\t\tAddress");
      document.writeln("Jeff\t\tjeff@company.com");
      document.writeln("Bill\t\tbill@company.com");
      document.writeln("Kim\t\tkim@company.com");
    // -->
    </script>
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