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boeing747fp
11-26-2003, 01:06 AM
how do i make this search engine only put out a certain amount of characters in a certain $row[#] and have a '...' after that certain amount of characters???

Funkel
11-26-2003, 02:23 AM
<?php
$strText = "Email Notification: emails sent to you whenever someone replies. Only registered users are eligible. ";
$strLen = 11; // Max character length
$strShort = substr_replace($strText, '...', $strLen);
?>


Should do the trick

boeing747fp
11-26-2003, 02:45 AM
no i mean like this.....
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http://php-forums.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1592

Funkel
11-26-2003, 03:05 AM
<?php
$url = "http://php-forums.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1592";
echo substr_replace($url, '...', 40, -10);
?>



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