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plsesc — Set the escape character for text strings

Synopsis

plsesc(esc)

Description

Set the escape character for text strings.  From C (in contrast to Fortran 95, see plsescfortran95(3plplot)) you pass esc as a character. Only selected characters are allowed to prevent the user from shooting himself in the foot (For example, a  isn't allowed since it conflicts with C's use of backslash as a character escape).  Here are the allowed escape characters and their corresponding decimal ASCII values: !, ASCII 33  #, ASCII 35  $, ASCII 36  %, ASCII 37  &, ASCII 38  *, ASCII 42  @, ASCII 64  ^, ASCII 94  ~, ASCII 126

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This function is used in example 29.

Arguments

esc (char, input)

Escape character.

Authors

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See Also

PLplot documentation at http://plplot.sourceforge.net/documentation.php.

Info

August, 2015 PLplot API