> I've got a problem where people are entering extra characters (due to an
> inonsistency in the tracking numbers they are being given) in a number
> they are entering in a form field.  I have a PHP script querying a MySQL
> database.  What's the easiest way to take the input and use only the
> first 8 characters?
> Any help is appreciated!
> Thanks,
> Rory

$tracking = substr($input,0,8);

Would be as easy as I can think of.

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