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Regular expression to replace a string that is not in a quoted substring.

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Is it possible to replace all letters "a" that are outside all quoted strings with "&".
E.g. Debug.Print(
Regex.replace("And Don't Forget&Experts love to get the ""answer""""s accepted"" as the solution to your question.", <some pattern>
)
should print
&nd Don't Forget&Experts love to get the "answer""s accepted" &s the solution to your question.

I don't know what the pattern might be to SKIP some matches (quoted strings) while searching for others (just "a").
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"[aA](?=[^""]*((""[^""]*){2})*$)"

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