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Simple Function To Trim A String To A Set Number Of Words

10.03.2009
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function neat_trim($str, $n, $delim='...') {	// Limit a string to a specified number of words and add '...' to end
	$len = strlen($str);
	if ($len > $n) {
		preg_match('/(.{' . $n . '}.*?)\b/', $str, $matches);
		return rtrim($matches[1]) . $delim;
	}
	else {
		return $str;
	}
}