How to print a new line in TypeScript
October 27, 2023
In TypeScript, printing a new line to the console or incorporating a new line into a string is straightforward. This guide will show you different methods to achieve this.
\n for a new line
The most common method to insert a new line in a string in TypeScript (and in most programming languages) is by using the newline character
In a console log:
When executed, this will display:
In a string variable:
Using template literals
Introduced in ECMAScript 2015 (ES6), template literals provide a convenient way to create multi-line strings without needing to use the
\\n character. They're wrapped in backticks (``) instead of the usual single (' ') or double (" ") quotes.
Printing to HTML content
If you're using TypeScript with a web framework and you want to insert a new line into HTML content, the newline character
\n won't work. Instead, you'd use the HTML line break tag
You can also concatenate strings and the newline character
\n to produce multi-line strings:
Printing a new line in TypeScript is as easy as knowing which character or method to use based on your application's needs. Whether you're printing to the console, creating a string variable, or interacting with the DOM, you have several methods at your disposal to effectively manage new lines.
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