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Answer: How do I print a quotation-mark?

by toolic (Bishop)
on Aug 19, 2009 at 17:27 UTC ( #789882=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > How do I print a quotation-mark? - Answer contributed by toolic

If you just need a quote character all by itself, you can make one using the chr function: Use the ASCII code for the double quote character ("). With chr:
print chr(34); my $quot = chr(34); print "This is ${quot}not$quot a quote.\n";

Use the octal or hexadecimal escape code:

print "\042"; print "\x22";

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