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Default Illegal characters in path error!!

Hi All,

I am getting below error, when passing the path which has space between the folder name.

"System.ArgumentException: Illegal characters in path"

I have declared the the path in the variable like below:

Dim sFilename As String = "C:\Test\Windows Service\Schedule.xml"

or I have tried like this as well but same error I am getting.

Dim sSFilename As String = """C:\Test\Windows Service\Schedule.xml"""

and passing this file name to the below code:

Dim docDataSet As New DataSet
Dim docReader As New XmlDocument
Dim xnl As XmlNodeList
 xnl = docReader.SelectNodes("//datetime[text()='" & sDayTime & "']/..")
Could someone please tell me how to resolve this issue.
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unfortunately vb.net can't use the at-sign to define a string as a string literal.

Therefor, as far as I know, all you can do is escape each character like this:
Dim sFilename As String = "C:\\Test\\Windows Service\\Schedule.xml"
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