chloe K wrote: > Hi > > how can I use echo quote? I try it and it doesn't work > > eg: > > echo " "$q" " >> a.txt > > it can't have " " in the a.txt > > Thank you > > First, please do not post to the list in HTML! See Guidelines: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate/MailingListGuidelines For your problem, you need to know about \, and how it effects what you enter on the command line. Depending on exactly what you are after, try: echo " \"$q\" " >> a.txt Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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