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World's simplest browser-based utility for slash-unescaping text. Load your backslash-escaped text in the input form on the left and you'll instantly get text with all backslashes removed on the right. Powerful, free, and fast. Load slash-escaped text – get slash-unescaped text. Created by devs for devs.
Text unescaper tool What is a text unescaper?
With this tool, you can unescape all slash-escaped symbols in the given text. It has the same behavior as PHP's stripslashes() function. It removes backslashes before quotation marks, returns the tab symbol in place of \t characters, and puts a newline in place of \n characters. Textabulous!
Text unescaper examples Click to use
Rene Descartes Quote
In this example, we unescape a famous phrase of Rene Descartes, the great French philosopher and mathematician. As you can see, the tool removes all slashes from double quote marks, newlines, and tabs.
\"I am thinking, therefore I exist.\"\n\tRene Descartes
"I am thinking, therefore I exist." Rene Descartes
Unescape Multi-line Text
This example loads a previously slash-escaped Murphy and Cooper's dialogue from the Interstellar movie and it removes all slashes from it. Characters \n, \" and \' get turned into a newline symbol, double quote and single quote, respectively.
Murph: \"Why did you and Mom name me after something that\'s bad?\"\nCooper: \"We didn\'t.\"\nMurph: \"Murphy\'s Law?\"\nCooper: \"Murphy\'s Law doesn\'t mean that something bad will happen. What it means is whatever can happen will happen. And that sounded just fine with us.\"
Murph: "Why did you and Mom name me after something that's bad?" Cooper: "We didn't." Murph: "Murphy's Law?" Cooper: "Murphy's Law doesn't mean that something bad will happen. What it means is whatever can happen will happen. And that sounded just fine with us."
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You can pass input to this tool via ?input query argument and it will automatically compute output. Here's how to type it in your browser's address bar. Click to try!
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