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Introduction to Strings
Escape Characters

Occasionally when working with strings, you’ll find that you want to include characters that already have a special meaning in python. For example let’s say I create the string

favorite_fruit_conversation = "He said, "blueberries are my favorite!""

We’ll have accidentally ended the string before we wanted to by including the " character. The way we can do this is by introducing escape characters. By adding a backslash in front of the special character we want to escape, \", we can include it in a string.

favorite_fruit_conversation = "He said, \"blueberries are my favorite!\""

Now it works!

Instructions

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When Rob Daily (remember him? From the last exercise?) set up his account he set his password to be

theycallme"crazy"91

His password was causing some errors in the system because of the " marks. Rewrite his password using escape characters and save it to the variable password.

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