Template:Trunc

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Gives the <count> characters from the start of the string. If <count> is invalid, empty or undefined, it just returns the string.

Usage

{{Trunc |1= |2= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 string empty required
2 <count> - the number of characters kept empty required

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the Template namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Examples

  • {{Trunc | Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | 10 }} → Lorem ipsu
  • {{Trunc | Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | 1 }} → L
  • {{Trunc | Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | 0 }}
  • {{Trunc | Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | }} → Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
  • {{Trunc | Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet }} → Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
  • {{Trunc | Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | foo }} → Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
  • {{Trunc | Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | 40 }} → Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum do

See also

Trimming templates:

  • {{Trunc}} – To trim down to a specified number of characters.
  • {{Trim}} — To trim any leading or trailing whitespace.
  • {{Str left}} – To trim down to a specified number of characters, or duplicate the string to a specified number.

Analyzing templates:

  • {{Str endswith}} – To check if a string ends with a given string.
  • {{Str find}} – Returns the numerical location of a given string in a string, up to 50 characters.
  • {{Str len}} – Returns a string's length. Can count up to 500 characters.

String length comparison templates:

  • {{Str ≤ len}} – To check if a string is "shorter or equally long" or "longer" than a given length.

Sandboxes and test cases:

Technical stuff:

Feature requests:

  • bugzilla:6455 - Set $wgPFEnableStringFunctions = true on WMF wikis
  • bugzilla:26092 - Enable or install string parsing wikimarkup functionality on WMF wikis