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Php Dot it

by: Eugene Wee
April 30, 2006

Version: 1.2

Type: Function

Category: Algorithms

License: GNU General Public License

Description: A Simple routine to cut a string . If the string has a number of characters higher than desired, the function returns the number of characters desired and 3 dots(or more, as you modify the function). If the string has a number of characters lower than the max. desired the function returns the full string...! Example: echo lefts( "Oh My God!", 5 ); returns : Oh My ... echo lefts( "Oh My God!", 20 ); returns : Oh My God!

function rightDotPad($input, $length) {
	if (strlen($input) > $length) {
		return substr($input, 0, $length) . '...';
	return $input;

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