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DOS Echo a Bar Character

The following statement does not work because the bar character "|" is a special character, but I need the bar character to display in my output.  How can I do this?

echo Prompt1=%currentDate%|%currentDate%>>hnb_daily_reprunner_master.ini
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jasonboetcher
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SteveGTRCommented:
Escape it with a caret:

echo Prompt1=%currentDate%^|%currentDate%>>hnb_daily_reprunner_master.ini

Good Luck,
Steve
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