# NetLink Exporting Images doesn't work (Unknown string escape)

Exporting Image files (intermittently) doesn't work:

I get messages back indicating the error is to do with escaping characters:

Syntax::stresc: Unknown string escape \\U.

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For example when a file name starts with an r as per the screenshots, it treats the \r as a newline, a CRLF!
This applies to Windows-based filenames in standard Mathematica functions like SetDirectory. Hit that one today myself. –  Verbeia Apr 4 '13 at 8:14
To be precise, \r is CR. LF is \n. Another way to deal with it is to escape the backslashes. –  Oleksandr R. Jul 14 '13 at 13:11