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From "C. Grobmeier" <grobme...@possessed.de>
Subject Re: [lang] StringUtils.interrupt
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2006 11:01:10 GMT
No,
it's exactly the same as WordUtils.wrap( String, int, String, boolean).
Well, forget interrupt then. Thank you for the tip. I didn't know 
WordUtils till now.

Chris.

Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> This looks vaguely similar to the methods in WordUtils. Possibly it 
> could be done as an adjustment to one of those, although I don't know 
> how common a case it is.
> 
> Stephen
> 
> 
> C. Grobmeier wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> building my websites guestbook, i figured out that somebody entered a 
>> big string (exactly: an URL). This blew up my complete layout. HTML 
>> doesn't give any solution on this, you simply can't break up this 
>> stupid long string.
>>
>> Looking at commons lang i found a lot of join/split-operations, but it 
>> seems that never anybody needed something of a "separate after 20 
>> characters with a blank"-function. Well, i am not sure if ever 
>> somebody REALLY needs this besides me, but you'll never know. So i 
>> decided to let take you a look at my method (attached).
>>
>> OK, i know it's not the very best method in the world (at least it 
>> midnight and i was at a whiskey tasting this evening), but if somebody 
>> thinks it could be useful to be included in 
>> org.apache.commons.lang.StringUtils i will improve it and would be 
>> glad to contribute "interrupt()" to you. If somebody has a better idea 
>> than this, your comments are welcome.
>>
>> Let me know.
>> Having said this, good night.
>>
>> - Chris
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> /**
>>  * Interrupts the string text after the max number of characters  * 
>> with the given seperator. Before this operation is beeing done, a split
>>  * operation with the seperator is beeing fullfilled. This means that 
>> seperator
>>  * is beeing trimmed from the beginning and the end of the string.
>>  *   * @param text - the String which has to be interrupted
>>  * @param seperator - the seperator to interrupt with
>>  * @param max - maximal occurencies of other characters before the 
>> string is beeing interrupted
>>  * @return the interrupted string, null if the text is null
>>  */
>> public static String interrupt(String text, String seperator, int max) {
>>     if(text==null) {
>>         return null;
>>     }
>>     if(seperator == null) {
>>         seperator = " ";
>>     }
>>     
>>     String[] array = StringUtils.split(text, seperator);
>>     StringBuffer result = new StringBuffer();
>>     
>>     for(int i=0; i < array.length; i++) {
>>         String value = array[i];
>>         if(i > 0) {
>>             result.append(seperator);
>>         }
>>        
>>         int length = value.length();
>>         if(length > max ) {
>>             int pieces = length / max;
>>             float mod = length % max;
>>             if(mod>0) {
>>                 pieces++;
>>             }
>>             int c = 0;
>>             while( c < pieces ) {
>>                 if(c>0) {
>>                     result.append(seperator);
>>                 }
>>                 result.append(StringUtils.mid(value, c*max, max));
>>                 c++;
>>             }
>>         } else {
>>             result.append(value);
>>         }
>>     }
>>     return result.toString();
>> }
>>
>>
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