## sed special characters issues

sed special characters issues
# 1
02-01-2013
sed special characters issues

I am dusting off the sed cobwebs and had a basic question:

I have a file that contains:
and want to only change the contents of what is between the single quotes:
I tried several combinations but to no evail:

So essentially saying, whatever sed finds whats in between the single quotes replace it with "big bad wolf"

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# 2
02-01-2013
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# 3
02-01-2013
Thanks for the reply. I should have added the complete text file but there are other variables in the file and I want to just look for only this occurrence of:

so:

Would this apply?

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this works but I need some clarification of the context of it.
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# 4
02-01-2013
if a line contain the pattern then the substitution apply otherwise the line is just diplayed without substitution
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