python Syntax Error EOL while scanning string literal

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I have the above-mentioned error in s1="some very long string............"

What is wrong here?
Feb 4, 2022 in Python by Nandini
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There are many ways to deal with this:

  1. Use r before the string to avoid any errors, this will parse the string without giving errors.

For example:

 s= r”some very long string …”
  1. Using escape characters \ to use it in strings add one more \. This means \\ without and space in between

  2. Can use triple quotation marks, be careful to use only three quotation marks.
       " " " a very long string ......            
     ....multiple lines
            " " "

Hope this helps.

answered Feb 5, 2022 by Dev
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