[R] How do I parse embedded quotes?

Andre Mikulec andre_mikulec at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 26 16:44:12 CET 2016

I want embedded quotes to be parsed.  I can not figure out hot to do that.   I want to this to be parsable.


In a simpler case, "'a'" is parsable.

> eval(parse(text="\"'a'\""))
[1] "'a'"

But I want to parse embedded quotes
So, I want to parse '"a"' and not just 'a'

> eval(parse(text="\"'\"a\"'\""))
Error in parse(text = "\"'\"a\"'\"") : <text>:1:4: unexpected symbol
1: "'"a

I keep getting that(above) error.
Any ideas would much be appreciated.

Andre Mikulec
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