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Old 12-17-2010
Perl: How to Print symbols like " and ;

Hi,
How do I print a line with symbols in a file?

Exp:
If I want to print line: Hi "Lisa;John"

Command:
print FILE "Hi "Lisa;John""; - will give me error Bareword found where operator expected...

Can someone advise how can I print any line consiting symbols like example above. Thanks Smilie
# 2  
Old 12-17-2010
Code:
zsh-4.3.10[sysadmin]% perl -le'print q{Hi "Lisa;John"}'
Hi "Lisa;John"

Check the docs: perldoc perlop and search for Quote-Like.
# 3  
Old 12-17-2010
You can also escape them like "this contains a \" and works";
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Old 12-17-2010
Thanks radoulov and Corona688. Smilie

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