Tcl/Tk Documentation > TclLib > Backslash
- char *src (in)
- Pointer to a string starting with a backslash.
- int *countPtr (out)
- If countPtr is not NULL, *countPtr gets filled in with number of characters in the backslash sequence, including the backslash character.
This is a utility procedure provided for backwards compatibility with non-internationalized Tcl extensions. It parses a backslash sequence and returns the low byte of the Unicode character corresponding to the sequence. Tcl_Backslash modifies *countPtr to contain the number of characters in the backslash sequence.Tcl, Tcl_UtfBackslash backslash, parse