Function to add escape character before specified character

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# 8  
Old 12-30-2013
@ Yoda and RudiC
Originally Posted by Anupam_Halder
Hi ,

I am looking for a function which will do the following.

1. I have a variable which will hold few special chracter like
SPECIAL_CHARS="& ;"    ---> Looks like space is also considered in variable

2. I have an escape character.

3. Now when I passed some string in the function it will return the same string but now it will have the escape character before all the special characters.
Input: abcd fkaj&dsdsd
Output: abcd fkaj\&dsdsd

Actually I am confused about post1's example , whether example output is expected output / error in output / escape char missing output ?
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# 9  
Old 12-31-2013
Thank you all.

---------- Post updated at 05:09 PM ---------- Previous update was at 05:08 PM ----------

My Bad. I used space as delimited for those special character.
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