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echo using single quotes

Hi,

Please help me to echo the following statement using single quotes

Why can't I write 's between single quotes

Thanks in advance,
Chella
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If I understand your problem, you are trying to do:

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echo 'why doesn't this work?'

You'll need to escape the inner ' so it is seen literally.


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echo 'shouldn\'t this work fine?'

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Thank You for the reply.

But still I am not able to get the required output.

echo 'shouldn\'t this work fine?'

when I tried the above statement it asks to use another single quote at the end.

Please help me.

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