# How to suppress the escape window?

## Cross posted here

If we first enter an empty string (""), and then paste something within the quotation marks, the following dialog box will pop up:

I recorded a GIF for this.

How do I prevent it from showing up? I'd like to always answer Yes to escaping the quotes and backslashes.

• You can hit space on your keyboard to activate the Yes button. This is much faster for me than to click with the mouse. (I know that this is not an answer.) – Szabolcs Mar 30 '17 at 9:25
• @Szabolcs I think a global option control this behavior,but I cannot find that.. – yode Mar 30 '17 at 9:28
• @yode why do you think so? ps. have you asked wri support? – Kuba Apr 30 '17 at 8:24
• @Kuba Response of your why:As my acknowlegde of MMA,any behavior can be control by code method?Response of your inquiry. Actually I have,but I don't know why I don't get any response from official,which happen on me sometimes.In addition,if I want to get a format string copied from Excel,I find it maybe is a only in-build method,isn't it? – yode Apr 30 '17 at 11:22
• @yode Ok, wasn't sure if you meant a specific source or only experience. Let us know when they answer. – Kuba Apr 30 '17 at 14:36