Lodash - truncate method


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Syntax

_.truncate([string=''], [options={}])

Truncates string if it's longer than the given maximum string length. The last characters of the truncated string are replaced with the omission string which defaults to "...".

Arguments

  • [string=''] (string) − The string to truncate.

  • [options={}] (Object) − The options object.

  • [options.length=30] (number) − The maximum string length.

  • [options.omission='...'] (string) − The string to indicate text is omitted.

  • [options.separator] (RegExp|string) − The separator pattern to truncate to.

Output

  • (string) − Returns the truncated string.

Example

var _ = require('lodash');
var result = _.truncate('Hi, this is a long text to be truncated', {
   'length': 24,
   'separator': ' '
});
console.log(result);

Save the above program in tester.js. Run the following command to execute this program.

Command

\>node tester.js

Output

Hi, this is a long...
lodash_string.htm
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