mb_strimwidth

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8)

mb_strimwidthGet truncated string with specified width

Description

mb_strimwidth(
    string $string,
    int $start,
    int $width,
    string $trim_marker = "",
    ?string $encoding = null
): string

Truncates string string to specified width, where halfwidth characters count as 1, and fullwidth characters count as 2. See » http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr11/ for details regarding East Asian character widths.

Parameters

string

The string being decoded.

start

The start position offset. Number of characters from the beginning of string (first character is 0), or if start is negative, number of characters from the end of the string.

width

The width of the desired trim. Negative widths count from the end of the string.

trim_marker

A string that is added to the end of string when string is truncated.

encoding

The encoding parameter is the character encoding. If it is omitted or null, the internal character encoding value will be used.

Return Values

The truncated string. If trim_marker is set, trim_marker replaces the last chars to match the width.

Changelog

Version Description
8.0.0 encoding is nullable now.
7.1.0 Support for negative starts and widths has been added.

Examples

Example #1 mb_strimwidth() example

<?php
echo mb_strimwidth("Hello World"010"...");
// output: "Hello W..."
?>

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