[R] quotes in strings

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Sat Apr 21 16:54:02 CEST 2001

Erich Neuwirth wrote:
> i need to build a string
> containing a quote.
> how can o do that?
> the reason is i need a system call
> and windows path names may contain blank
> the system call i need is similar to
> "c:\Program Files\My Programs\myprog.exe" myfile.txt
> so i have to build a string
> abd then this tring is used as an argument
> ro
> system()
> and there it need outer quotes also.
> how can i manage?

What about something like
 cat("\"Erich\" \"Neuwirth\"")

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