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Re: In search of a better way to trim string

by rrwo (Friar)
on Jul 20, 2004 at 04:12 UTC ( #375792=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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

Hm, there's Text::Truncate:

use Text::Truncate; my $short = truncstr($long, $len);

It may not be the most efficient way to do it, but you don't have to think about how to do it.

Disclaimer: I wrote that module a while ago because I was sick of rewriting a routine to do that all the time. Any ideas for improvements would be appreciated.