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Re: In search of a better way to trim string

by runrig (Abbot)
on Jul 20, 2004 at 00:26 UTC ( #375744=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to In search of a better way to trim string

This assumes there are no newlines in the original string (at least not in an inconvenient place):
use Text::Wrap qw(wrap $columns); $columns = 30; my $trimmed = wrap('', '', $str); $trimmed =~ s/\n.*/.../s;

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