Replace Quotes with Escaped Quotes in String

Peter TB Brett peter.brett at
Sun Dec 13 15:28:06 EST 2015

On 2015-12-13 21:01, Brahmanathaswami wrote:
> I'm trying out doing all dev now in 8 dp*  since I have no immediate
> production projects that require deployment. So far so good, though I
> miss BV2 documentation... (which seems to hang the app if I leave it
> in my plug-ins folder)  and LCBrowser (also seems to be troublesome.)
> I'm trying to pass text to a variable with the quotes escaped so that
> they will be retained in a shell call to mail using echo, actually
> this is inside a linux 7.0.1 LC server cgi script:

Have you tried just using single quotes: '...'?


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