is it possible to compare a values to a backslash in Python?

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I want to compare a value to a backslash in Python. How to do it?
Jun 28 in Python by Arvind
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The backslash "\" character is used to escape characters that otherwise have a special meaning. There are various meanings of it such as newline, backslash itself, or the quote character. 

You can compare it using a simple if statement. For example, refer to the following code - 

if data.value[0] in ('/', '\\'):
    my_func()
answered Jun 28 by Neel
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