put shell() and escaping quotes, how to do this?

David Beck david_beck at rotundasoftware.com
Wed Dec 30 13:08:12 EST 2009


I could be misunderstanding, but if not I think you are looking for:

put shell("echo -e "&  quote&  "[quoted string]"&  quote&  ">  [some raw printer]")


David Beck
Rotunda Software

On 12/30/2009 10:00 AM,  Peter Alcibiades wrote:
> How do you put quoted strings into a shell command?
>
> As in, for instance,
>
> 	put shell("echo -e [quoted string]>  [some raw printer]")
>
>    




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