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Unicode text string
String Handling example from a Well House Consultants training course
More on String Handling [link]

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   • Python - fresh examples from recent courses - [link]

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http://www.wellho.net/mouth/2406_Pound-Sign-in-Python-Program.html

Source code: fhand Module: Y108
# Unicode text string

"""In Python, you can set up a regular string using single or double quotes, and you
can set up a multiline string using triple quotes - 3 x " or 3 x ' . Within regular
strings, \ is an "escape" character indicating that whatever follows it is to have
a different significance = for example \n for a new line.

If you preceed a string with an "r", you're calling up a raw string (that's like a
regular string, but \ then has no special significance

If you preceed a string with a "u", you're creating a unicode string, and that's
going to let you add 4 hex digit unicodes preceeded by \u, and 8 hex digit unicodes
preeeded by \U (lower case U and capital U).

You can also add in unicodes directly to your Python source, provided that you tell
the python intepretter through a coding line ... which looks like a comment, but isn't!
See http://www.wellho.net/mouth/2406_Pound-Sign-in-Python-Program.html for details. """


stuff = u'\u12CA \u12CB \u12CC Hello \u003B World - let\'s make \U000000a3'
print(stuff)

info = unicode('Hello World')
print(info)

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