truncatechars Filter

String

Argument: n (required) – number of characters to truncate to.

Documentation

Truncates a value to n characters and appends an ellipsis (…).

Variable

blurb_text = 'You are pretty smart!'

Template

{{ blurb_text|truncatechars:15 }}

Result

You are pretty…

Commentary

You should not use the truncatechars filter on HTML pages. Use truncatechars_html instead.


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This page last updated on Sept. 16, 2020, 7:34 p.m. EST