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mb_strimwidthGet truncated string with specified width


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

Truncates string string to specified width, where halfwidth characters count as 1, and fullwidth characters count as 2. See » for details regarding East Asian character widths.



The string being decoded.


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.


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


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


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.


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


Example #1 mb_strimwidth() example

echo mb_strimwidth("Hello World"010"...");
// output: "Hello W..."

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