C# @ And String Literals

C# Code Snippets @ and String Literals


In this code snippet, we will take a look at string literals and the @ character in C#.

In C# the @ character can either be used to make reserved keywords available as variable names or it can be used to make a string literal. A string literal takes everything in the string literally. For example, you do not have to escape a \ with \\ . Your string can now also span multiple rows in the editor. This can be useful when making SQL statements or HTML, XML, …

Let’s have a look at the code below to see how to use the @ character.


Resulting output:


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