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Hello,
  How do I get Perl to recognize double quotes (") as an input argument?  For example:

perl.exe invoke.pl TEST xmlns:ns1="http://www.example.org"

and I need the 2nd argument to retain the ".

my $var = $ARGV[1];
print $var

Should print
xmlns:ns1="http://www.example.org"

Thanks
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In csh/bash/ksh
perl.exe invoke.pl TEST 'xmlns:ns1="http://www.example.org"'
in dos shell
perl.exe invoke.pl TEST xmlns:ns1=\"http://www.example.org\"
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