So I'm trying to build the transaction for voting on the naming of Charles Lobster. However whenever i specify the UTXO as TxHash + "#" + TxIx it complains and says

zsh: no matches found: TxHash#TxIx

But then whenever i take out the #TxIx part and leave it as TxHash it complains and says

option --tx-in: unexpected end of input expecting hexadecimal digit or "#"

I don't really know what I'm doing wrong. It's my first time with the cardano node so any help would be appreciated.

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I figured it out. For anyone facing the same issue you need to escape the # key by putting a backslash before it like so:


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