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Re: replacement in string


From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: replacement in string
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2008 09:31:33 +0200

* address@hidden (2008-06-03) writes:

> have an idea why this is it not working?:
> replace-regexp-in-string "/" "\\" "a / b")
> I just want to replace every "/" through an "\".
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Invalid use of `\\' in replacement 
> text")

You have to quote the backslash:
(replace-regexp-in-string "/" "\\\\" "a / b")

-- 
Ralf


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