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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Strings Escape Characters

Zeeshan Dawood
Zeeshan Dawood
7,210 Points

how do I get the console to recognize the new line character. I'm using the /n character.

I'm unclear as to why that is not the correct input

var escapedNewLine = "thisisastring /n";
var escapedBackslash = "";
var escapedTab = "";

2 Answers

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

Your escape character is wrong, it's \n, not /n

var escapedNewLine = "\n";
Dave McFarland
Dave McFarland
Treehouse Teacher

Yes, as William Li points out \n is an new line character. Also, you don't need the "thisisastring" part in your answer.