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String.limit

limit($numCharacters, $ending = '…') -> string

Description

If the string length is larger than numCharacters, truncate the string and append ending.

Common punctuation characters will be trimmed from the end before ending is added.

$longString = 'This is a moderately long phrase.'
$longString.limit(20)
//= 'This is a moderately…'

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