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split-string: splitting on backslash character

I intend to apply the split-string function to the following string "\ghjky\dfsgi\45fdj\854f" using the character "\" as a separator in order to get the list ("ghjky" "dfsgi" "45fdj" "854f"). I ...
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How to type a backslash in emacs “\”

I'm on Prelude, and there is no way I can type a \. I was thinking maybe I should create a keybinding but I don't know how to create it to output a character such as \. Any help welcome! Thank you!
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re-search-forward Regex behavior for OR boolean

We usually use \| to depict OR in Regex. Using a\|b as input to Regexp I-search and Occur both gave the desired result. But re-search-forward seems unable to recognize this notation. abcdcba (re-...
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Yasnippet including backslash

I would like to use Yasnippet to insert the template for a latex inline equation: \( \) The snippet is defined: # -*- Mode: snippet -*- # name: inline equation # key: ineq # -- \( \) But ...