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Old 10-30-2009
replcement/translate of ' to ''

Hi
i have a variable whose value contains '(single quote)
i want to replace single quote with two single quotes

ex-
i want to replace
abc's second center

with abc''s second center.

Plz help me.

thanks
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Old 10-30-2009
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Old 10-30-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by bmrout007
Hi
i have a variable whose value contains '(single quote)
i want to replace single quote with two single quotes

ex-
i want to replace
abc's second center

with abc''s second center.

Plz help me.

thanks
You should have tried , before posting.

something like this :

Code:
TES>va="abc'"

TES>echo $va | sed "s/'/''/g"
abc''


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