I am trying to send _/\_ on chat.But when I send \is missing,I tried different combinations.

I have certain idea that chat edit also same as https://askubuntu.com/editing-help.

But when I type _/\ _ or _ /\ _ like this,\ not missing.

test here and here


Underscore is a markdown formatting directive for emphasis, equivalent to an asterisk. To markdown processing a character in a meaningful way, you can escape it with a backslash, so \_ is being read as "escape this underscore".

To stop it being escaped, escape the escape: \\_

You might to still escape the underscore, so \\\_ would probably be safest.

  • thanks =)@Oli,just similar to escape sequences in java ? – Ravan Oct 7 '15 at 8:00
  • Similar to escape sequences in most input schemes. – Oli Oct 7 '15 at 8:02
  • thanks =)..@Oli – Ravan Oct 7 '15 at 8:05

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