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|How can I limit the length a piece of text?|
Is there a simple command for this?
| 2:44 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
|I have a neat little RSS feed parser (using Magpie) that works...|
But I want to limit the number of characters of a particular element. Can someone point to me to a php command that does this? I'm a novice.
| 3:05 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Never mind - I figure it out:
| 3:06 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
You mean something like a substring [php.net]?
one minute too slow ;)
| 3:47 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Ah, but does anyone have a neat trick to truncate only on a whitespace after a certain number of characters?
I'll be working on a brute-force subroutine to do this, but thought I'd ask in case someone's got a fancy regexp trick or something.
| 4:38 pm on Mar 30, 2004 (gmt 0)|
$string = "Your feed string here";
$max = 100;
That will truncate on the first whitespace found starting at the 100th position.
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