Unescape a JavaScript String

Manually interprets a JavaScript string, which may contain escape characters.

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Updated 1 Sep 2016

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unescapeJavaScriptString manually interprets a JavaScript string, which may contain escape characters. This is sometimes useful when scraping HTML.

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Matthew Simoneau (2023). Unescape a JavaScript String (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/22760-unescape-a-javascript-string), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2008b
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Version Published Release Notes
1.3.0.1

Updated license

1.3.0.0

Fix case on "JavaScript". Add examples. Fix command window help.

1.2.0.0

Add trademark.

1.1.0.0

Stray space in description.

1.0.0.0