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Global Tag to Shorten Description
Hi:

I looked around a bit- in ALL of the Links versions, too- to see if someone had done this, and I did not see anything.... but I thought I would ask and see if anyone had done this yet.

What I was thinking is that I have a lot of fairly long Descriptions- and that is fine. But what I would like, is to make a global tag- call it "short_desc" that would take Description, and if it is longer than XX characters, chop it off. Of course, ideally, it would chop at a white space BEFORE the XX Character limit.

Then, one could use <%short_desc%> on category pages, and the full description on the detailed.

Anyway, andone have anything like that right now, or some ideas where to start?

THANKS!

Dave

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Thread Global Tag to Shorten Description carfac 4650 Jan 20, 2001, 10:04 AM
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