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Old January 4th, 2004, 11:02 PM
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Is there a way that I can reduce the length of a string? I am getting a rather large text string into a label, but I only want first 50 characters to show with "..." following those 50 chars initially. e.g. "This is the string..." How can I do it?


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Old January 5th, 2004, 06:27 AM
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Hi there,

Take a look at the SubString() method of the String class. It has various overloads that allow you to determine the start and length of the substring. For example:

MyString = MyString.SubString(1, 50) & "..."

See here for more details: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...tringtopic.asp

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