Truncate a character string.

str_trunc(string, width, side = c("right", "left", "center"),
  ellipsis = "...")

Arguments

string

A character vector.

width

Maximum width of string.

side, ellipsis

Location and content of ellipsis that indicates content has been removed.

See also

str_pad to increase the minimum width of a string.

Examples

x <- "This string is moderately long" rbind( str_trunc(x, 20, "right"), str_trunc(x, 20, "left"), str_trunc(x, 20, "center") )
#> [,1] #> [1,] "This string is mo..." #> [2,] "...s moderately long" #> [3,] "This stri...ely long"