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December 4, 2012 at 04:13:17
Specs: SVR 2003 SP3, 4ghz
I am trying to understand why I must re-type the single or double qoutes in order for code snipplets that I copy to work.

Thanks in advance for any help given!

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December 4, 2012 at 04:42:11
A bit difficult to answer without seeing what code snippets you are referring to. Or what programming language you are using. Or any details at all.

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December 7, 2012 at 23:57:34
Sorry for not getting to this question, however being human. The command would look something like this. However where the double qoutes are, they would look like inverted commas “ ” . The below command works, but if the double qoutes are replaced with these “ ” the command would fail.

REG ADD ''HKLM\path\to\registry\key'' /v RegistryValue /t REG_MULTI_SZ /d "abc\0\0def\0"

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December 8, 2012 at 05:10:45
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The inverted commas that you show are not valid characters in a C source file (or most other languages). You have to use the double-quotes character " (shifted 2 on my keyboard).

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December 8, 2012 at 09:01:05
Simple answer: The angled double quotes (“ ”) are not considered real double quotes. You have to type them in because whoever wrote the document you're copy/pasting from has the smart quotes feature enabled in Word.

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