On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 10:11, Chris Payne <chris_pa...@danmangames.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm pulling data from a mysql database, but need only the first 20
> characters of each string for a short description, what is the best
> method to just grab the first 20 characters from a string regardless
> of whether they are letters or numbers?

$chars = substr($yourInput,0,20);

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