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Selecting a record containing a single quote

I would like to select a record containing a single quote via the OPNQRYF command in a CL program. How can I specify in a QRYSLT parameter?
You can do this either by looking for the HEX value of the quote character:


or by surrounding the quote character with other quotes that signal to the QRYSLT parameter that you want to look for a single quote:


NOTE: I have spread out the quotes with spaces to show them more clearly; don't include the spaces in your code!


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This was first published in October 2004

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