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Escape Characters list

Backslash notation  Hexadecimal character   Description
\a                  0x07                    Bell or alert
\b                  0x08                    Backspace
\cx                                         Control-x
\C-x                                        Control-x
\e                  0x1b                    Escape
\f                  0x0c                    Formfeed
\M-\C-x                                     Meta-Control-x
\n                  0x0a                    Newline
\nnn                                        Octal notation, where n is in the range 0-7
\r                  0x0d                    Carriage return
\s                  0x20                    Space
\t                  0x09                    Tab
\v                  0x0b                    Vertical tab
\x                                          Character x
\xnn                                        Hexadecimal notation, where n is in the range 0-9, a-f, or A-F


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