truncate-middle
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    truncate-middle

    There are cases where important information is at the end of the string and truncating the end isn't helpful.

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    Example use cases

    var book1 = "America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't by Stephen Colbert (978-0446583978)";
    var truncateMiddle = require('truncate-middle');
    var display = truncateMiddle(book1, 30, 16, '...');
    // You get 'America Again: Re-becoming the...(978-0446583978)'

    Usage

    Install from npm.

    npm install --save truncate-middle

    Requiring in JavaScript

    var truncateMiddle = require('truncate-middle');
    truncateMiddle('the quick brown', 5, 3, '...');
    // Result:
    //  'the q...own'

    Defaults:

    truncateMiddle('the quick brown');
    // Result:
    //  'the quick brown'

    Specifying a front length of 5:

    truncateMiddle('the quick brown', 5);
    // Result:
    //  'the q…'

    Specifying a front length of 5 and back length of 3:

    truncateMiddle('the quick brown', 5, 3);
    // Result:
    //  'the q…own'

    When there isn't anything to truncate:

    truncateMiddle('the quick brown', 50, 50);
    // Result:
    //  'the quick brown'

    Function signature

    truncateMiddle(str, frontLen, backLen, truncateStr)
    1. str (string): String to be truncated
    2. frontLen (number): Number of characters to be remained in front.
    3. backLen (number): Number of characters to be remained at the back.
    4. truncateStr (string): String that is replaced the truncated portion. Defaults to …

    Return is always the truncated string.

    License

    MIT

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    Install

    npm i truncate-middle

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    Version

    1.0.6

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