I have a directory path c:\test\dir and I need to change the single backshlash to double backslash c:\\test\\dir.

I have been trying to get this done with "setInstallerVariableFromRegEx" but I can't seem to find the right regular expression syntax.

How can I do this?

asked 26 Oct '12, 13:12

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You could a regular expression:


Or simply use the .escape_backslashes suffix when using the path: ${path.escape_backslashes}. You can find additional information in this link.


answered 29 Oct '12, 05:32

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Thanks. The regular expression doesen't seem to work but, the .escape_backslashes does the trick.

Also, thanks for the link to the full text user manual. It's much easier to search with everything on one page than the chapter per page version I was using.


answered 29 Oct '12, 08:57

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