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How do I replace back slash with double back slash in vb.net string

Posted on 2008-10-23
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I have the attached code snippit and I want to replace the "\" with "\\" but the code does not work.

Why?

there is probaby a very simple answer

I tried
Dim doubleSlash As String = Chr(92) & Chr(92)
                DPM_screenSaver_resp.Replace("\", doubleSlash)

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Question by:Christopher Schene
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You're not assigning the result back into your variable...
i.e.

DPM_screenSaver_resp = DPM_screenSaver_resp.Replace("\", doubleSlash)
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by:Christopher Schene
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Thanks....I should have realized that!
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