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Trying to get -replace to escape the first $ in this statement: 'TRUE' -replace '(TRUE|FALSE)','$$1'
Have tried \, and ` with no luck. It just outputs $1 each time.
Are you trying to replace 'TRUE' with '$TRUE'? If so, you need one more $ in your string. (The first two $$ are a literal $ in the output, and then $1 is the replacement token).
As a bonus, here's how you'd update your pattern to only inject the dollar sign if it wasn't already there:
Edit: Moved code over to a gist, the forum was converting some of my single-quotes to double for some weird reason.
Thanks just tried that lol.
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