Replace Quotes with Escaped Quotes in String
Peter TB Brett
peter.brett at livecode.com
Mon Dec 14 11:44:14 EST 2015
On 14/12/2015 15:50, Brahmanathaswami wrote:
> Are single quotes and double quotes equivalent in Livecode?
> that would be new, i don't think soS
> Single quotes do not work
No, single quotes and double quotes are not equivalent in LiveCode.
However, the shell ignores any escape characters or " characters inside
So, you can do:
replace "'" with "\'" in tBody
put merge("echo '[[tBody]]' | ") into tCmd
and your tBody should be protected from shell expansion.
Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at livecode.com>
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