R Error Handling – Backslash Used without Hex Digits in Character String (2 Examples)

On this page, I’ll illustrate how to handle the error message ‘U’ used without hex digits in character string starting “”C:U” in Windows in R programming.

Example 1: Replicating the Error Message: ‘U’ used without hex digits in character string starting “”C:U”

setwd("C:UsersData HacksDesktopMy Folder")    # Falsly applying setwd() function in R
# Error: 'U' used without hex digits in character string starting ""C:U"

Example 2: Solving the Error Message: ‘U’ used without hex digits in character string starting “”C:U”

setwd("C:/Users/Data Hacks/Desktop/My Folder")    # Properly applying setwd() function in R

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