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Exchanging Quotes

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

Start file
mystring = 'This quoted string contains \' and is also'
           'surrounded with \' characters.  It is also'
           'a multiline string too'
End file
mystring = "This quoted string contains ' and used to be"
           "surrounded with ' characters.  It is also"
           "a multiline string too"

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1,3c1,3
< mystring = 'This quoted string contains \' and is also'
<            'surrounded with \' characters.  It is also'
<            'a multiline string too'
---
> mystring = "This quoted string contains ' and used to be"
>            "surrounded with ' characters.  It is also"
>            "a multiline string too"

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Solutions by @udioica:
30
#1 - Urtica dioica / @udioica

01/04/2013 at 11:55PM

31
#>11 - Urtica dioica / @udioica

05/13/2012 at 01:10AM