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How do I surround commas with escaped double-quotes?

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Contributed by Anonymous Monk on Aug 23, 2000 at 19:39 UTC
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Description:

I would like to replace , with \",\" in a similar way that printing it would mean doing print "\\\",\\\""

Answer: How do I surround commas with escaped double-quotes?
contributed by Shendal

$_ = ','; s!,!"\\\\\\",\\\\\\""!; print "$_\n";
This prints:
"\\\",\\\""
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Answer: How do I surround commas with escaped double-quotes?
contributed by tye

$string= "This, that, and those"; $string =~ s/,/\\",\\"/g; print $string;
Prints:
This\",\" that\",\" and those
Answer: How do I surround commas with escaped double-quotes?
contributed by davorg

s/,/","/g;

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