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Specifying quotation as literal in Coldfusion

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Hi,

how do i specify the literal " (quotation marks) in coldfusion within a variable?

Essentially i want to assign the value: <cfset id="-1"> to a variable

i.e:

<cfset prefix = "<cfset id = "-1" >">

Obviously the above is illegal, so how do i do this legally? It may seem bizarre what i'm doing but i'm essentially storing coldfusion code in a variable to then write it to file.

Many thanks =)
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 2000 total points
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what about this:

<cfset prefix = "<cfset id = ""-1"" >">
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thanks =)
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