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escaping a character

German translation: Einem Zeichen ein Escape-Zeichen voranstellen

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03:50 Jun 5, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: escaping a character
For any other character, the backslash means interpret the next character literally (losing any special meaning it may have had). This is usually referred to as escaping a character (in the context of a programming language)
Antje Lücke
Germany
Local time: 11:20
German translation:Einem Zeichen ein Escape-Zeichen voranstellen
Explanation:
this is quite a common term in programming, and 'escape' is not usually translated
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Silke Namuth
Germany
Local time: 11:20
Grading comment
Vielen Dank!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naEinem Zeichen ein Escape-Zeichen voranstellen
Silke Namuth
naein Zeichen ausweichen
Madeleine van Zanten


  

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ein Zeichen ausweichen


Explanation:
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Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
Local time: 11:20
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 119

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Fiona von Wobeser: falscher Casus: einem Zeichen ausweichen
1 hr

Ulrike Lieder: ausweichen is completely wrong in this context
5 hrs
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6 hrs
Einem Zeichen ein Escape-Zeichen voranstellen


Explanation:
this is quite a common term in programming, and 'escape' is not usually translated


    Standard MS terminology
Silke Namuth
Germany
Local time: 11:20
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 47
Grading comment
Vielen Dank!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Ulrike Lieder
13 mins
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