I learn Mathematica on the site StackExchange Mathematica,I encountered a problem?(on the picture)problem

backtick escapes

The result that the dictionary gives is "那些逃离",Obviously,it is wrong. So my question is how to understand it in Chinese or English?

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A "backtick", also known as a "backquote", is a punctuation mark that appears to be translated as 反引号 and refers to this symbol:


In the programming context, "escape" often refers to an "escape sequence", which is translated as 转义序列. I'm guessing that "backtick escapes" is used to mean 反引号转义字符.

[edited per user58955's comment]

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    the 代表 shouldn't be there... 反引号转义字符 would sound simply fine
    – user58955
    Commented Oct 7, 2013 at 18:01
  • @user58955 corrected... thanks!
    – Claw
    Commented Oct 7, 2013 at 18:03
  • @user58955,@Claw,Thanks for your help sincerely.
    – xyz
    Commented Oct 8, 2013 at 4:22

This is a backtick: `

It's sort of like a single-quote (') or a double-quote ("), but not the same. When you put `backticks around stuff` then it will appear like this.

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