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

  1. state

    state New Member

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

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    Depends on where you are using. Are you using on path or in programming?
     
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    That is exactly my question?Where are they used?
     
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    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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