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wordwrap

Wraps a string to a given number of characters (PHP 4 >= 4.0.2, PHP 5)
string wordwrap ( string str [, int width [, string break [, bool cut]]] )

Wraps a string to a given number of characters using a string break character.

Parameters

str

The input string.

width

The column width. Defaults to 75.

break

The line is broken using the optional break parameter. Defaults to '\n'.

cut

If the cut is set to TRUE, the string is always wrapped at the specified width. So if you have a word that is larger than the given width, it is broken apart. (See second example).

Return Values

Returns the given string wrapped at the specified column.

ChangeLog

VersionDescription
4.0.3 The optional cut parameter was added.

Examples

Example 2485. wordwrap() example

<?php
$text
= "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.";
$newtext = wordwrap($text, 20, "<br />\n");

echo
$newtext;
?>

The above example will output:

The quick brown fox<br />
jumped over the lazy<br />
dog.


Example 2486. wordwrap() example

<?php
$text
= "A very long woooooooooooord.";
$newtext = wordwrap($text, 8, "\n", true);

echo
"$newtext\n";
?>

The above example will output:

A very
long
wooooooo
ooooord.