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Re: echo " " question



On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 09:23:24AM +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> chloe K wrote:
> > 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
> 
> http://www.faqs.org/docs/abs/HTML/quoting.html
> 
>         Kevin Kofler

Good link worth a bookmark!

Is the original poster looking for this type of solution:
$ S="Tango"
$ echo -e "\040$S\040"
 Tango 




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