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Old 08-02-2004, 06:28 AM   #1
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Hi everyone, I'm new to the forums and a beginning programmer trying to program my first mud. I'm using lpc and the merentha mudlib with the mudOS driver on a linux system.

I have a couple questions. First, does anyone know of an active lpc coders forum? As I realize this isn't the best place to ask an lpc question, but I'm hoping the answer is general enough that I can get a good answer

Anyways, my problem is how with programming languages " is a commonly used symbol. Thus, I haven't been able to get the "says" in my mud working the way I'd like. Currently, when someone says blah, it comes out as;

Someone says: Blah

When what I want is...

Someone says, "Blah."

Anyone able to help? =)
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Old 08-02-2004, 06:52 AM   #2
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In LPC as in C, you can escape the quotes by preceeding it with a backslash.
So, \" will give you a quote literal in the middle of a string. There are a
few other escape codes used in LPC, most frequently \n for linefeed and \i for tab.
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