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Truncate a character string.

Usage

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"