3.15 Escape Sequences

Within strings and quoted atoms, the following escape sequences are recognized:

\fForm feed
\rCarriage return
\vVertical tab
\XYZ, \YZ, \ZCharacter with octal representation XYZ, YZ or Z
\xXYCharacter with hexadecimal representation XY
\x{X…}Character with hexadecimal representation; X… is one or more hexadecimal characters
\^a…\^z \^A…\^ZControl A to control Z
\'Single quote
\"Double quote

Table 3.1: Recognized Escape Sequences