[R] parsing files with "\" character

Michael Dewey ||@t@ @end|ng |rom dewey@myzen@co@uk
Tue Aug 27 19:46:06 CEST 2019

Dear April

Can you show us an example of what you are trying to do and how it 
fails? There are rules about backspaces but I find that if one backspace 
does not work try two, three, four until it works. It would be better to 
understand the rules but life is short.


On 27/08/2019 06:56, April Ettington wrote:
>   Is there any way to parse files that include the \ character in a string?
> When I try to use grep to extract strings with a pattern that includes "\"
> it fails.
> If there is no way to do it with R, is it possible with python or a bash
> script?
> Thank you,
> April
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