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Copying only the file name

Hi
I just want to copy the file name from the input file. Below is the code I have used but the answer comes with quotation .

$ cat test.sh
file_name=\'$1\'
echo $file_name

$ sh test.sh grants.dat
'grants.dat'

How do I remove the quotation

Thanks
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Originally Posted by Krishnaramjis
Hi
I just want to copy the file name from the input file. Below is the code I have used but the answer comes with quotation .

$ cat test.sh
file_name=\'$1\'
echo $file_name

$ sh test.sh grants.dat
'grants.dat'

How do I remove the quotation

Thanks
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Remove the escaped single-quotes.

file_name=$1
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Removing th quotation is NOT solving the problem
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