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- Subject: Re: Real simple question about strings...
- From: Alex Queiroz <asandroq@...>
- Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 23:00:14 -0300
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 10:57 PM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm having a serious brain fart here.. I start off with a string that holds
> a file path, something like aFilePath = "c:\\a\\b\\c\\d\\filename.blah.. As
> I pass it around in Lua, it removes the \ and becomes C:\a\b\c.. and so on..
> Now I save the filepath to a file, it gets saved as C:\a\b\c\d etc.. without
> the added \\... now when i try to load up the file, I loose all \'s,
> obviously because it think's these are escape sequences now... I shouldn't
> have to replace these all the time with \\ ... how can I keep the file path
> intact between saves and loads etc?
You can write the string thus: aFilePath = [[c:\a\b\c\d\filename.blah]]