multichain-cli Windows escape sequence

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Hi team,

I'm following "getting started" tutorial, and in this portion:

5. Transaction metadata

In this section we’ll create a transaction that sends 125 units of asset1 along with some metadata. On the first server, run:

sendwithdata 1... '{"asset1":125}' 48692066726f6d204d756c7469436861696e21


the above stated format will not be recognize in windows. I tested several approach and found the windows escape character is needed.

two possible solution:

asked Jun 30, 2017 by anonymous

1 Answer

+1 vote

This line from the Windows README is relevant:

The online documentation uses Linux quoting on the command line which will not work on DOS. Substitute (e.g.) "{\"asset1\":100}" for '{"asset1":100}'


answered Jun 30, 2017 by MultiChain
Doesn't work