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Some characters, such as a quotation mark, have special meaning to the Siebel eScript interpreter and must be indicated with special character combinations when used in strings. This indication allows the Siebel eScript interpreter to distinguish between, for example, a quotation mark that is part of a string and a quotation mark that indicates the end of the string. The following table lists the characters indicated by escape sequences.
These escape sequences cannot be used within strings enclosed by back quotes, which are explained in Back-Quote Strings in Siebel eScript.
Siebel eScript provides the back quote "`", (also known as the back-tick or grave accent), as an alternative quote character to indicate that escape sequences are not to be translated; that is, the escape characters are part of a string. Special characters represented by a backslash followed by a letter, such as
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