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)