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Difference between \ and /

Discussion in 'Windows' started by state, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. state

    state New Member

    When do we use backslash and when do we use forward slash.Are there any associated implications.
  2. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    Depends on where you are using. Are you using on path or in programming?
  3. state

    state New Member

    That is exactly my question?Where are they used?
  4. neo_vi

    neo_vi New Member

    It depends. Windows uses '\' and *nix uses '/' for path. In programming, windows sometimes uses '\\'. I'm unaware of the reason though.

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