return the ? charactor

Hello,

Want a simple piece of code that returns the ? charactor - I know the OS should prevent this but has anybody found/know of a fudge workaround? not bothered what language just want to show it being done
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chaauCommented:
It is not clear what you are asking. Can you show an example.
Here are some functions in different languages returning ?:
C:
char getQuestion(){
   return '?';
}

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VBA
Function getQuestion()
   getQuestion = "?"
End Function

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SQL Server:
SELECT '?' AS Question

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Oracle:
SELECT '?' AS Question FROM DUAL;

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sbsbatsAuthor Commented:
OK will make it clear sorry - want to save a file with ? in the name (using VBA or somehting) - and yes I know technically you can't - any smart ideas?
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F PCommented:
Const QMARK = &h3f

Dim QMark As Integer
QMark = &h3f

response.write(Hex(3F))
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F PCommented:
Use the Hex code for it, or Oct 077, or Dec 63.
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Bill PrewCommented:
If you are on Windows a ? is an illegal character in a filename, so I don't think the O/S will let you create a file with a question mark in the name, no matter how you code it.  So I don't think it can be done.

~bp
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F PCommented:
Bill is correct about the name itself. That's an illegal character for the name only.
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sbsbatsAuthor Commented:
cheers
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