What character escape sequences are available in C# or VB.NET?

The following character escape sequences are avaiable in c#

 

\’   single quote, needed for character literals
\”   double quote, needed for string literals
\\   backslash
\0   Unicode character 0
\a   Alert (character 7)
\b   Backspace (character 8)
\f   Form feed (character 12)
\n   New line (character 10)
\r   Carriage return (character 13)
\t   Horizontal tab (character 9)
\v   Vertical quote (character 11)
\uxxxx   Unicode escape sequence for character with hex value xxxx
\xn[n][n][n]   Unicode escape sequence for character with hex value nnnn (variable length version of \uxxxx)
\Uxxxxxxxx   Unicode escape sequence for character with hex value xxxxxxxx (for generating surrogates)

 

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