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REXX 'say' connot output some characters such as '{' '}'

 
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abc2000

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:50 am    Post subject: REXX 'say' connot output some characters such as '{' '}'
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REXX 'say' connot output some characters such as '{' '}' , but EXECIO output normally

say "{ $ } [ ] "
: : : : :

How to output these character using 'say'
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 9:41 pm    Post subject: Re: REXX 'say' connot output some characters such as '{' '}'
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I dunno:

This code:

/* REXX */
Say "Start"
Say "{ $ } [ ]"
Say "End"

Gave me this result:

Start
{ $ } [ ]
End
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ranjanp

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 27, 2006 10:11 pm    Post subject:
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i tried running the same code with all the special characters. the code is given below:


/* REXX */
SAY "START"
SAY "!~`@#% &*()_+;'.,/?: {}?\"
SAY "END"

This is waht i got as output:


START
!::@#%:::&*()_+;'.,/?::::icon_question.gif
END
***

No idea how Superk got the desired results. It might be a system setting. [/b]
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