[R] Find and replace backslashes XXXX

Ista Zahn istazahn at gmail.com
Wed May 27 03:56:58 CEST 2015

Escape the backslash with another backslash, i.e.,

gsub("\\","/","X:\\Classes\\TT\\Automation", fixed = TRUE)


On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 9:30 PM, Dan Abner <dan.abner99 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I realize that the backslash is an escape character in R, therefore, I
> am trying to replace it with a forward slash. Can someone please
> suggest how to get this code to work?
>> lib<-gsub("\","/","X:\Classes\TT\Automation")
> Error: unexpected symbol in "lib<-gsub("\","/","X"
> Thanks,
> Dan
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