troubleshooting Question

Working with quotation marks ( " ).

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Mr_FulanoFlag for United States of America asked on
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Hi, I have a textbox where I'm checking each character looking for a few different things. In one of my lines of code I compare the current character (strChar) to a list of punctuation characters and if strChar is contained in that list, then I found a punctuation of some sort.

Everything worked OK, until I got to the quotation mark ( " ) . Every time I add a quotation mark to my string of punctuation characters, it thinks I'm ending the string. -- Obviously!

My list of punctuations is as follows:

Dim strMiscChars as String =  " ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ + = - ` , . / < > ? ; ' : [ ] \ { } | "

If strMiscChars.Contains(strChar) Then
   Do something, because I found a punctuation of some sort...

How could I include the quotation mark within a string list surrounded by quotes?

I recall that in Java I was able to do that, by using the slash symbol, but I'm not sure if that translates to VB.NET 2005.


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