Outputting a character

Posted on 2006-10-31
Last Modified: 2010-04-16
If i need to write to a file the following sentence in the exact format as below, how do i do it:

My name is "Alex"

I cant seem to get the " character to print do i do it????

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In what language are you trying to do this?
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b0lsc0tt earned 500 total points
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What language are you using?  Most use double quotes for a special purpose but also provide a way to escape them so they would be treated as a normal character.  The character you use depends on the language.  Some common ones are the backslash (\) or a double quote (").  To escape the double quote with either of these you would use \" or "".

Let me know if you have any questions or need more information.


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erm i messed java...sorry

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got it...was too lazy to try things
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I'm glad that I could help you.  Thank you for the grade, the points and the fun question.


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