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Adding a "\" character in a calculation

Question asked by yomango on Oct 19, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 19, 2016 by yomango

Hello, everyone. I am trying to write a calculation which will result similar to: Publican_APP\Letter_out\12345_let(161910).103.pdf

 

12345 is field1

161910 is a date field (yymmdd)

103 is field2

 

The calculation goes as follow: "Publican_APP\Letter_out\"&Field1&"_let("&datefield&")."&field2&".pdf"

 

The problem: Filemaker takes the "\" as some kind of comment starter or something  the calculation ask for a missing quote(") but if I place a quote \ does not show as text. For instance: "Publican_APP\" gets a warning asking for an missing quote. If the calculation goes "Publican_APP"\", the result is Publican_APP with no backslash (\).

 

Can anyone guide me on how to make "\" another character within the calculation?

 

Thank you

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