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Template Filter - truncatechars


Example

Make sure the text is no longer than 10 characters:

<p>{{ mytext|truncatechars:10 }}</p>
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Definition and Usage

The truncatechars filter truncate the value if it is longer than the specified number of characters

If a value gets truncated, the value will add three dots (...) at the end of the string.

See also:

truncatechars_html
truncatewords
truncatewords_html


Syntax

{{ value|truncatechars:number }}

Template filters are defined by using a pipe | character followed by the name of the filter.

Arguments are defined by using a colon : character followed by the argument value.


Arguments

Value Description
number Required. A number specifiying how many characters are allowed.