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in reply to Re: Single Quotes - how to avoid any escape processing?
in thread Single Quotes - how to avoid any escape processing?

Things get even worse when you windows path includes whitespace. (e.g. c:\Documents and Settings\.....). Windows requires quotes around the path. Those quotes must be part of the perl string. The section of documentation that you just cited has everything you need to know, but it is not easy.

Bill