Verbatim String Literals in C#

Published on September 15, 2012 by Senthil Kumar

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Last modified September 15, 2012

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C# supports Verbatim String literals which begin with @ followed by the string data and doesn’t have a escape sequences within the string.

This might be specially useful when you want to represent the file path .

Below is a representation of Verbatim String Literals in C#

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;

namespace ConsoleApplication1
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            string normalString = "C:\\TEST";
            // Verbatim String
            string VerbatimString = @"C:\TEST";

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