function::string_quoted - Linux


function::string_quoted is a function that returns a string that is quoted. This can be useful for creating strings that are suitable for use in certain contexts, such as command-line arguments.


function::string_quoted(string $string) -> string

The following parameters are supported:

  • string: The string to quote.


There are no options or flags available for this function.


The following example shows how to use the function::string_quoted function:

use function function;

$string = "Hello, world!";
$quoted_string = function::string_quoted($string);

echo $quoted_string; // Output: "Hello, world!"

Common Issues

One common issue that users may encounter when using the function::string_quoted function is that the quoted string may not be suitable for use in all contexts. For example, if the quoted string is used as a command-line argument, it may need to be escaped using the appropriate character (e.g., " or ').


The function::string_quoted function can be combined with other Linux commands or tools to perform a variety of tasks. For example, the following command uses the function::string_quoted function to create a quoted string that is then passed as an argument to the ls command:

ls "$(function::string_quoted "dir with spaces")"

Related Commands

  • function::string_escape
  • function::string_unquoted