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#1 Guest_daleosmond_*

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Posted 17 June 2006 - 02:43 PM

Hey,
Does anyone know how i can only allow a string to be 20 char long at chop off the rest?
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#2 AndyB

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Posted 17 June 2006 - 02:49 PM

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#3 .josh

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Posted 17 June 2006 - 06:40 PM

are you talking about like, when the user enters in something in a form? if that's all you are trying to do, then simply adding a maxlength in your input tag will do the job:

<input type = 'text' name = 'blah' maxlength = '20'>
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