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single quotes

(one pair of single quotation marks, written as (‘ ’) and used especially for a quotation within another quotation): He said, “I told you to say ‘Open, sesame’ when you want to enter the mountain.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • To search for a phrase, enclose it in single quotes.
  • single quotes may be used to avoid having the enclosed values interpreted.
  • Since some of the operators are special characters, the list of expressions should always be enclosed in single quotes.
  • There are three quoting mechanisms: the escape character, single quotes, and double quotes.
  • Make sure the field has double quotes and the selection has single quotes around it.
  • No double or single quotes are to be present in the file.

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