Text overflow

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Hi there,

Is there any build-in way to make a text behave like if it had the CSS "overflow: hidden" property?

Basically, I have a long text I want to write on a single line but I want any characters beyond a certain width hidden.


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If you know the text wont be verry long you could just write a function that does:

str = str.substring(0, str.length - 1);

until the width of the text is the width of what you need.

Something like:

function shortentextbypixel(phasertext, maxpixel){
  for(var i = 0; phasertext.width > maxpixel; i++){
    phasertext.text = phasertext.text.substring(0, phasertext.text.length - 1);


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