truncating strings

Seebs usenet-nospam at seebs.net
Tue Aug 23 22:52:55 CEST 2011


On 2011-08-23, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
> I want to log a string but only the first bunch of it, and add "..."
> to the end if it got truncated.  This certainly works:

>           logger.error("FAILED: '%s{50}', '%s', %s, %s" % (message,
> route, params, e.code))

> does anything like this exist?

%.50s

-s
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