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Abbreviate 

Apache Commons Lang 3.0 is a java library with lot of utilities and reusable components. This requires the library commons-lang3-3.0.1.jar to be in classpath. The following example shows using StringUtils.abbreviate() API. It returns the abbreviated String using ellipses.

File Name  :  
com/bethecoder/tutorials/commons_lang/tests/strings/AbbreviateTest.java 
Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  kvenkatasudhakar@gmail.com
   
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.commons_lang.tests.strings;

import org.apache.commons.lang3.StringUtils;

public class AbbreviateTest {

  /**
   @param args
   */
  public static void main(String[] args) {
         
    System.out.println(StringUtils.abbreviate(null, 6));
    System.out.println(StringUtils.abbreviate(""6));
    System.out.println(StringUtils.abbreviate("abcdefgh"6))//(string, maxWidth)
    System.out.println(StringUtils.abbreviate("abcdefgh"5));
    System.out.println(StringUtils.abbreviate("abcdefgh"4));
    
    //Minimum abbreviation width is 4
    //System.out.println(StringUtils.abbreviate("abcdefgh", 3));
  }

}
   

It gives the following output,
null

abc...
ab...
a...


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