String Literals

Strings are a sequence of characters enclosed in double quotes.

Example:

"Hello World!\n"

The escape sequences used to enter special characters into strings are shown in the Table below.

Escape sequences for strings.
Escape Result
\n new line
\t tab
\\ \
\"
\ddd Character represented by the 3 digit octal code ddd (where 0 ≤ d ≤ 7)