Template:Str rightc

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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Str rightc/doc.

Usage[edit]

{{Str rightc|<string>|<count>}}
{{Str rightc|<string>|<count>|<result if empty>}}

Gives a substring of length <count> of characters from the right-side end of the string. If the parameter 1 <string> is empty, then immediately returns with parameter 3 (or nothing), and skips all the complex processing usually needed to extract a substring.

If <count> is invalid, empty or undefined, this template goes berserk, so don't do that.

Limitations[edit]

  • Up to 100 chararacters in the input string. If possible, first check length of input string using {{<string>}}. Using strings longer than 100 characters may result in the error "max index is 100 for str_sub".
  • Limited set of characters.
  • Expensive (if used too many times per page, generates "Wikimedia Foundation Server Error").
  • Returning parameter 3, when parameter 1 is empty, was added 8 May 2010.

Examples[edit]

  • {{Str rightc| lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | 10 }} → r sit amet
  • {{Str rightc| lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | 1 }} → t
  • {{Str rightc| lorem ipsum dolor sit amet | 0 }}
  • {{Str rightc| | 1 | empty }} → empty
  • {{Str rightc |123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.1 | 99}} → 3456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.123456789.1

See also[edit]

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